Meziboz [Medzhybizh]: Ya’akov Pinhas-Yosef Ha-Kohen, 1816. Item #40111
Second edition (1st is 1780) . Later boards. 4to. 178; + 108 (of 118) pages (lacks final 10 pages). 34 cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to “Lineage of Yaakov Yosef. ” One of the earliest work of Hasidism. Ya'akov Yosef HaCohen of Polonoye was a senior disciple of the Ba'al Shem Tov, who is often referred to here by the line "I have heard from my teacher". The initial publication date of this work is disputed with some claiming that the first edition was entirely burned by the Mitnagdim. Historians have concluded that the first edition was not printed in Medzhybizh, but Kortez. SUBJECTS: Bible. Pentateuch -- Commentaries. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide (OCLC: 45947836) . Ex-library with usual minimal markings. Lacks first leaf that contains title and notes page; also missing final 5 leaves (10 pages) and 1/3 of 2nd to last leaf present. Some worming and staining. Printed on blue paper. Otherwise Good Condition. (RAB-64-37-PE).