Auction 93 Part 2 - Ancient Books, Chassidic and Kabbalistic Books, Manuscripts and Letters

Or HaMeir (Rabbi Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir) – Korets, After 1798 – Copy of the Rebbe of Skiernivitz

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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.
Copy of Rebbe Yosef Tzvi Kalisch of Skiernivitz, with his various stamps from Skiernivitz and Biala on the title page and other leaves.
Rebbe Yosef Tzvi Kalisch of Skiernivitz (1886-1957), son and successor of Rebbe Shimon Kalisch of Skiernivitz-Worka, and son-in-law of Rebbe Yitzchak Yaakov of Biala. First rabbi of Bnei Brak.
Many inscriptions on the title page, partially trimmed and deleted, of the Hirschfeld family of Rava-Ruska. A few inscriptions on other leaves.

[2], 260 leaves. 19.5 cm. Greenish paper. Fair-good condition. Stains. Minor wear. Extensive worming, affecting text, repaired with paper (significant damage to some leaves). Open tears to several leaves,  repaired with paper. Leaves trimmed close to headings, affecting text in several places. Stamps. New leather binding.

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