Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Magen Avraham (Trisk) – Lublin, 1887 – First Edition – Segulah Book – Stamp of Rebbe Chanoch Dov Silberfarb of Koidanov

Opening: $1,200
Sold for: $7,500
Including buyer's premium

Magen Avraham, Parts I-II, Chassidic essays on the Torah portions and festivals, by the Maggid of Trisk, Rebbe Avraham Twersky son of R. Mordechai of Chernobyl. Lublin: Jacob Herschenhorn and Moses Schneidmesser, 1887. First edition, printed in the author's lifetime.
Two title pages for part I, additional title page for part II. Title and imprint in red.
Segulah book – the author attests that the book serves as a source of protection and blessings.
On first title page, stamp of Rebbe Chanoch Dov Silberfarb of Koidanov (1890-1978), rebbe in Botoshan and later founder of the Koidanov Chassidut in Tel Aviv.
[1], 47, 36; 114 leaves. 25 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Marginal tears and wear. Closed and open tears to first title page, affecting border, repaired in part with paper (title page presumably provided from a different copy). Worming. Inscriptions and signatures. New leather binding.
Variant including leaf 114, not found in all copies.

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