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

Halachah Pesukah – The Only Approbation Given by the Maggid of Mezeritch – Turka, 1765 – Variant

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Halachah Pesukah, novellae on Shulchan Aruch Yoreh De'ah, with the text of the Shulchan Aruch, by R. Todros son of R. Tzvi Hirsh of Rovne (Rivne). Turka, [1765].
This book features the only known approbation by R. Dov Ber, the Maggid of Mezeritch, who writes that although he usually refrains from giving approbations, he considers this book fitting to be printed.
This work is a summary of the laws of Yoreh De'ah, with a short commentary containing the sources of the rulings.
The author, R. Todros of Rovne, was a follower of the Maggid of Mezeritch at the time the latter resided in Rovne.
Ownership inscriptions on pp. 19a and 40a.
[1], 1-6, [1], 10-14; 56 leaves. 35 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including large dampstains. Wear. Tears, including large marginal open tears to title page and other leaves, affecting title page border and some text (damage to approbation by the Maggid of Mezeritch on verso of title page), mostly repaired with paper. Worming, affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Stamp and handwritten inscriptions. New binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 173.
Variant (there are typographic differences between the copies within this edition, in the first eight leaves).

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