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

Tiferet HaTzvi – Zhovkva, 1803 – Only Edition

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Sold for: $625
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Tiferet HaTzvi, composition on Tractate Beitzah, with the book Chotam Tahor – Kerem Shlomo, novellae on the laws of Yoreh De'ah, by R. Uziel Meisels of Ritshvol (Ryczywół), disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch. Zhovkva, 1803. First edition.
The author, R. Uziel Meisels (1744-1786), rabbi and yeshiva dean in Ovstrovse, Ritshvol and Neustadt. In his youth, he was acquainted with the Baal Shem Tov, and quotes his teachings in his books. After the passing of the Baal Shem Tov, he became a disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch.
Stamps of R. Shemaryahu Yosef Klepfish of Warsaw (brother of the head of the Warsaw Beit Din, and father-in-law of R. Chaim Yaakov Naftali Silberberg) and of R. Nechemya Yosef Denenburg of Jerusalem.
Signature on title page.
[2], 16; 29 leaves. Approx. 38 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dark stains. Wear. Marginal open tears to title page and other leaves, affecting title page border and text, repaired in part with paper. Worming, affecting text. Stamps and handwritten inscriptions. New binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 634.

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