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

Toldot Aharon – Berditchev, 1817 – First Edition

Opening: $1,000
Sold for: $2,125
Including buyer's premium

Toldot Aharon, Chassidic and kabbalistic essays on the Torah portions, by R. Aharon of Zhitomir (close disciple of R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev). Berditchev (Berdychiv): R. Yisrael Bak, [1817]. First edition.
Toldot Aharon contains inspirational sermons and guidance in worship of G-d based on Chassidic teachings, recorded by one of the disciples of R. Aharon of Zhitomir. The book is written in an animated, passionate style, and quotes dozens of teachings which the author absorbed from his prime teacher, R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev.
[2], 20, [2], 21-36, 40-191 leaves (misfoliation). Bluish paper. Approx. 20 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dark stains. Tears and worming, affecting text. Paper repairs to title page and following leaf (with photocopy replacements; leaves may have been supplied from a different copy). Stamps. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 604.

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