57 136 (CHASSIDISM). R. Dov-Baer, Maggid of Mezeritch. Maggid Devarav LeYa’akov - Likutei Amarim. FIRST EDITION. With many inscriptions, stamps. signatures and inscriptions on title and inside front and back covers, including R. (Sholom) Yosef Friedman of Radvil, Shimshon Perlendrech, Nachman …, Yitzchak Izak, and faintly visible on upper right corner of opening cover see details below FOR A REMARKABLE ADDITIONAL SIGNATURE. ff. 4, 60. Few pages with scribbles in blue pencil. Contemporary mottled calf, scuffed. 4to. [Vinograd, Koretz 11; Stefansky, Chassiduth 324.] Koretz, Tzvi Hirsch ben Aryeh Leib & Partners, 1781. $40,000 - $60,000 ❧ EXCESSIVELY RARE FIRST EDITION OF A FUNDAMENTAL TEXT OF CHASSIDIC PHILOSOPHY. Composed by R. Dov Baer, the successor to R. Yisroel Ba’al Shem Tov, the founder of the Chassidic Movement.