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

Sefer HaTerumot with the Gidulei Terumah Commentary – Zhovkva, 1809 – Variant with the Approbation of the Maggid of Kozhnitz and List of Subscribers Including Chassidic Leaders

Opening: $300

Sefer HaTerumot by R. Shmuel HaSardi, with the Gidulei Terumah commentary by R. Azariah Figo (Piccio). Zhovkva, 1809. Title page states "as in Venice". Title page printed in red and black.
Variant, with three pages which do not appear in some copies. These pages, bound at the beginning, contain several approbations, including an approbation by the Maggid of Kozhnitz, and a long list of subscribers.
This copy also includes [2] leaves (detached) not recorded in the Bibliography of the Hebrew Book – Chapters 17-18 of Section 49, omitted in the initial printing.
The list of subscribers from Poland and Galicia includes prominent Torah scholars of those times and Chassidic leaders, such as the Chozeh of Lublin, the Maggid of Kozhnitz, R. Menachem Mendel of Rimanov, R. Asher Yeshaya of Ropshitz, and others.
The approbation of the Maggid of Kozhnitz in the present copy is not included in the books Yalkut Avodat Yisrael which contain a compilation of his approbations.
Ownership inscriptions on title page and on leaf 40 of second sequence: "Meir HaKohen". One gloss.
4; [2], 34; 66; 47, 49-58, 60-64; 14, 17-42; [2], 32; 19, [11] leaves. 38 cm. Good-fair condition. Stains and wear. Tears to some leaves, affecting text. Stamps. Damaged and partially detached binding.
Variant. The Bibliography of the Hebrew Book, record no. 170811, records only [1] leaf following the first four leaves. The [11] index leaves which appear at the end of this copy are listed there at the beginning of the book, after the approbations.

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