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

Or HaGanuz (Anipoli) – Segulah Book – Lviv, 1866 – First Edition – Approbation by the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch

Opening: $600
Sold for: $1,000
Including buyer's premium

Or HaGanuz, novellae on the Torah according to allegoric, kabbalistic and Chassidic approaches, with a second part – VeZot LiYehuda, novellae on Mishnayot "according to allegoric and kabbalistic approaches, lofty secrets", by R. Yehuda Leib HaKohen of Anipoli (Hannopil). Lviv, [1866]. First edition. Separate title page for part II.
The book Or HaGanuz bears approbations of great Chassidic leaders, including the only approbation to a book ever issued by the Tzemach Tzedek of Lubavitch. Another approbation, by R. Mordechai of Chernobyl (the Maggid of Chernobyl), extols the segulah and protective qualities of the book: "Every person should purchase this holy book for merit and excellent protection for himself and his descendants".
Ownership inscriptions on title page and other leaves.
Two parts in one volume. [1], 12; 84; 33 leaves. 24.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Dampstains with mold stains. Open tears, affecting text in several places, repaired with paper. Large open tears to title page, affecting border and text, repaired with paper and photocopy replacement of border. Worming, affecting text. Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 21.

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