Auction 88 - Part I - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Yismach Lev (Chernobyl) – Slavita, 1798

Opening: $700
Sold for: $2,125
Including buyer's premium

Yismach Lev (Part II of Meor Einayim), commentary on Aggadot and Midrashim (following the order of the Talmudic tractates), by Rebbe Menachem Nachum [Twersky] of Chernobyl. [Slavita: R. Moshe Shapira, 1798]. First edition.
Two books by R. Menachem Nachum of Chernobyl – Yismach Lev and Meor Einayim – were published in Slavita in 1798. In later editions (from 1810), both parts were published together under the title Meor Einayim.
The maggid R. Menachem Nachum Twersky of Chernobyl (1730-1798) was one of the founders of Chassidut and the progenitor of the Chernobyl dynasty. He studied directly from the Baal Shem Tov and was a close disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch.
34 leaves. Lacking title page. 20 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, including dampstains. Large, dark stain to final leaf, affecting text. Some worming and minor tears, affecting text. Marginal tears, repaired in part with paper. New binding.

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