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

Or HaMeir – Korets, After 1798 – Second Edition

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Or HaMeir, Chassidic and kabbalistic homiletics and allusions on the Torah portions, Megillot and festivals, by Rebbe Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir. Korets, [after 1798]. Second edition.
Or HaMeir is one of the first Chassidic books, and contains teachings of the Baal Shem Tov. The author, R. Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir was one of the foremost disciples of the Maggid of Mezeritch, and a close disciple of R. Yaakov Yosef of Polonne, R. Nachum of Chernobyl, R. Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev and R. Pinchas of Korets.
Incomplete copy. [2], 129, 132-248, 257-260 leaves. Lacking 10 leaves: 130-131, 249-256. 21 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Wear. Open tears to title page and other leaves, affecting border and text, repaired with paper (with handwritten replacement of several words on title page). Worming, affecting text, repaired in part with paper. Leaves trimmed close to headings in several places. Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 25.

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