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

Tzemach Hashem LiTzvi (R. Tzvi Hirsh of Nadvorna) – Berditchev, 1818 – First Edition

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Tzemach Hashem LiTzvi, Chassidic essays on the Torah, by R. Tzvi Hirsh of Nadvorna. [Berditchev (Berdychiv): R. Yisrael Bak, ca. 1818]. First edition.
The author, Rebbe Tzvi Hirsh of Nadvorna (1740-1802), was one of the leading third generation Chassidic rebbes. Disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch and R. Yechiel Michel of Zlotchov, who was known to say that R. Tzvi Hirsh was the greatest of his disciples and that Eliyahu HaNavi desires his closeness.
Lengthy kabbalistic note on the Creation of the World handwritten on both sides of the front endpaper (by an unidentified writer).


[3], 28; 138 leaves. 21 cm. Bluish paper. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Wear. Worming. Tears, including open tears, affecting text in several places, repaired in part with paper (paper repairs to recto and verso of title page). New binding.


Including leaf [3] with third approbation and omissions from Parashiot Ki Tisa and Shemini, not found in all copies.

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Chassidic Books