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

Tiferet HaTzvi (R. Uziel Meisels, Disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch) – Zhovkva, 1803 – First Edition

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Tiferet HaTzvi, composition on Tractate Beitzah and novellae on Yoreh Deah, by R. Uziel Meisels of Ritshvol (Ryczywół), disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch. Zhovkva: Gerson Letteres, 1803. First edition.
The author, R. Uziel Meisels (1744-1786), rabbi and yeshiva dean in Ostrovtsa, Ritshvol and Neustadt. He was acquainted with the Baal Shem Tov, and quotes his teachings in his books. After the latter's passing, he became a disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch, and was a colleague of the latter's disciples: R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, R. Elimelech of Lizhensk, R. Zusha of Anipoli, and others.
Signature on the title page.
[2], 16; 29 leaves. 37 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Wear. Tears, including marginal open tears, and tear to title page, without loss. Some worming. New binding.
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Chassidic Books