Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

Divrei Tzadikim, by Rabbi Dov Berish of Oshpitzin (Disciple of the Chozeh of Lublin) – First Edition – Zhovkva, ca. 1845

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Divrei Tzadikim, novellae on the Torah and selections on Neviim and Ketuvim and on the Talmudic tractates, by R. Dov Berish Frumer of Oshpitzin. Zhovkva: Moses Meyerhoffer, [ca. 1845]. First edition.
The author, R. Dov Berish Frumer (d. 1838), disciple of the Chozeh of Lublin and other Chassidic leaders. R. Moshe of Lelov testified that he attained the level of the Chozeh, and that he is unparalleled amongst contemporary Torah leaders. Rabbi of Oshpitzin (Oświęcim) in his final years.
Extra copy of the publisher's foreword, title page and approbation bound in the middle of the selections at the end of the book.

[2], 32, [4] leaves. 19 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Minor marginal open tears to several leaves, not affecting text, and tiny open tear to one leaf, slightly affecting text. Minor worming. Inscriptions. New binding.

False imprint on title page for 1826.

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