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

Torei Zahav, by the Maggid of Zalozitz – Mohyliv, 1816 – First Edition

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Torei Zahav, homiletics, ethics, kabbalah and Chassidut on the Torah, festivals, Megillat Eichah and Megillat Esther, by R. Binyamin, the Maggid of Zalozitz (Zaliztsi). Mohyliv, [1816]. First edition.
The author, R. Binyamin, Maggid of Zalozitz (d. 1791), was well-versed both in revealed and hidden realms of the Torah. A contemporary of the Baal Shem Tov and early Chassidic masters, he was one of the first disseminators of Chassidic teachings.
46, 48-72, 75-101, 101-108, 107-112, 117-122, 125-126 leaves (misfoliation). Lacking 2 leaves: 73-74. Approx. 20 cm. Fair condition. Stains, including dampstains. Worming, affecting text. Stamps. Many handwritten inscriptions on title page. Additional inscriptions in margins of several leaves. New leather binding.
Stefansky Chassidut, no. 613.

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