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

Or HaChochmah – Łaszczów, 1815 – First Edition – Segulah for Easy Birth – Two Parts in One Volume

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Or HaChochmah, Chassidic and kabbalistic essays on the Torah, by the kabbalist R. Uri Feivel of Krisnipoli (Chervonohgrad) and Dubienka. Łaszczów, [1815]. First edition. Two parts in one volume. Separate title page for each part.
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.
Two parts in one volume. Part I: [2], 29, 40-62, 53-76; 26, [2], 31-46 leaves. Lacking two leaves in middle, after leaf 26 (misfoliation). Part II: [1], 38, [41]-60, 59-102 leaves. Lacking two leaves in middle ([39]-[40], misfoliation), and final leaf. 21 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Wear. Open tears affecting text, including tears to title page of part I, affecting border and text on verso, repaired in part with paper. Worming, affecting text. Leaves trimmed close to headings in several places, with damage to title page border in part II. Final leaf detached and torn, with damage to text. Old binding, with defects and worming.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 23.

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