Auction 134 Special Sale no Incunables, Chassidut, Belongings of Tzaddikim, Amulets, Segula Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Chabad and Rare books
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Feb 1, 2022
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LOT 47:

Toldot Aharon. Berdichev, 1817. First Edition. Wide Margins.

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Toldot Aharon. Berdichev, 1817. First Edition. Wide Margins.


Toldot Aharon - ancient matters, sweeter than honey, distilled and refined. Chassidut per the order of weekly Torah portions and festivals, by Rabbi Aharon of Zhitomir. Berdichev, Yisrael Beck Press. Magnificent copy with wide margins.

First edition of the important work by Rabbi Aharon, the maggid of Zhitomir, beloved disciple of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev. The book was printed just after his passing, with enthusiastic approbations of Chassidic leaders: Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heschel of Apta, Rabbi Yisrael son of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev, and Rabbi Mordechai son of Rabbi Menachem Nachum of Chernobyl.


[2] 191 leaf, mispaginated. 20x24 cm. Bluish paper. Wide margins

Stefansky, Chassidut 604.


Refer to the Hebrew catalog text for a brief biography of Rabbi Aharon of Zhitomir.


Fine condition. Professionally restored worming perforations. New leather binding.



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