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

Chelkat Binyamin Passover Haggadah, by the Maggid of Zalozitz – Ostroh, 1821 – Second Edition

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Chelkat Binyamin, Passover Haggadah with kavanot of the Arizal and the Chelkat Binyamin commentary by R. Binyamin, the Maggid of Zalozitz (Zaliztsi). [Ostroh? 1821]. Second edition of the first Chassidic Haggadah to be printed.
The author, R. Binyamin, Maggid of Zalozitz (d. 1791), was well-versed both in revealed and hidden realms of the Torah. A contemporary of the Baal Shem Tov and early Chassidic masters, he was one of the first disseminators of Chassidic teachings.
[1], 37 leaves. Leaves 33-37 bound out of sequence. 20 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains and wax stains. Wear. Worming, affecting text. Open tears to title page and other leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper (damage to book title on title page). Large open tears to final leaf, affecting text, repaired with paper. Leaves trimmed with damage to headings. New binding.

Stefansky Chassidut, no. 157; Yaari 437; Otzar HaHaggadot 614.

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