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

Or HaChochma – Łaszczów, 1815 – First Edition – Segulah for Easy Birth – Two Parts in Two Volumes

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Or HaChochma, Chassidic and kabbalistic essays on the Torah, by the kabbalist R. Uri Feivel of Krisnipoli (Chervonohgrad) and Dubienka. [Łaszczów: Yehuda Leib Rubinstein and Moshe Zicker, [1815]. First edition. Two parts in two volumes.
This book is a segulah for an easy birth, and is customarily placed under the head of a birthing mother.
The author, kabbalist R. Uri Feivel of Krisnipoli and Dubienka (d. between 1804-1808), close disciple of R. Kehat of Werish, disciple of the Baal Shem Tov.
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Two parts in two volumes, incomplete copies. Vol. I: 76; 46 leaves (misfoliation). Lacking first [2] leaves with title page, approbations and preface. Extra copies of leaves 51-52. Vol. II: 60, 59-102 leaves (misfoliation). Lacking title page and final leaf. 21.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Wear and tears to vol. II. Abrasions to first leaf of vol. I, affecting text. Worming, affecting text. New bindings.

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