Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Bnei Yissaschar (Dinov) – Part I – Zhovkva, 1850 – First Edition – Copy of Rabbi David Ben Shimon

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Bnei Yissaschar, Chassidic and Kabbalistic essays on the festivals and months of the year, Part I – Shabbat and Nissan-Elul, by Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Shapiro Rabbi of Dinov. Zhovkva, 1850. First edition.
Part I only, on the months of Nissan-Elul, with Maamarei HaShabbatot. Part II is not included in this copy (it appears that part II was printed separately).
Rebbe Tzvi Elimelech Langsam-Shapiro (1783-1841), a most prominent Chassidic leader, close disciple of R. Mendele of Rimanov and of other great Chassidic leaders.
Ownership inscription on title page of R. David Ben Shimon, author of Shaarei Tzedek (d. Kislev 1879), a Moroccan Torah scholar who immigrated to Jerusalem; founder of the Maghrebi community in the city and head of its Beit Din.
[1], 24; 72 leaves. Approx. 24 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Significant worming to title page and most other leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper. Tears, including open tears affecting text, repaired with paper (handwritten and photocopy replacement of missing text in several places). Leaves trimmed with damage to heading on final leaf. New leather bindings.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 91.

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