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

Teshuot Chen (Linitz) – Berditchev, 1816 – First Edition

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Teshuot Chen, Chassidic novellae on the Torah portions, by R. Gedalia of Linitz, disciple of the Baal Shem Tov. Berditchev: Shmuel son of Yissachar Segal, 1816. First edition.
The author, R. Gedalia of Linitz (1738-1803), transmitter of the teachings of the Baal Shem Tov and one of the primary sources of the book Shivchei HaBaal Shem Tov. He was reputedly held in high regard by the Baal Shem Tov, despite his young age.

[4], 45 leaves. Lacking leaf [5] of foreword. Approx. 20 cm. Greenish paper. Fair condition. Many stains, including dampstains and wax stains. Minor wear. Open tears affecting text, repaired with paper (marginal paper repairs to several leaves, affecting text). Worming, affecting text. Handwritten inscriptions. New leather binding.

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