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Auction 38 Lot Number 65

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Map of Eretz Israel in Romanian, 1948

Statul Evreesc Independent Israel si Palestina [Independent Jewish State and Palestine], 1948. Romanian. Two parts.
On the upper part of the map appears a historic description of settlement in Eretz Israel since 1855 noting the sites of settlements and numbers of inhabitants. The second map bears an approval of the press censorship (no. 1,1948), "no copying by order". Part one: 70.5X50 cm, fair condition, folding marks, tears to borders. Part two: 40.5X50.3 cm, fair condition, tears and spots on borders.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 257

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Chinese Jews– Edward Ezra and Arthur Sopher – Shanghai, 1926

Chinese Jews, Edward I. Ezra and Arthur Sopher. Shanghai, 1926. English.
A book about the Chinese Jews throughout the ages with photos and a map of Jewish settlements in China. The author, Edward Ezra, was of the founders of the Zionist movement in China and founder of the "Zionist movement of Shanghai". 76 pp, text and a map. 22 cm, fair condition, minor tears, creases in corners of leaves. Front binding, back cover and last leaf – detached.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 76

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Views of Eretz Israel and the Jewish Colonies – Yesha’ayahu Raffalovich – Jerusalem, 1899

Views of Eretz Israel and its Moshavot, painted and written by Yesha'ayahu Raffalovich and his partner Moshe Eliyahu Sachs. Photographed in Jerusalem. Jerusalem, 1899. Hebrew and German.
Booklet of photographs taken during a tour of Eretz Israel (from Gedera to Metula) which Raffalovich held in 1898, with his friend Eliyahu (Elija) Meyers, an "American Colony" photographer. The tour was held following a request addressed to Raffalovich to prepare an Album of photos for the third Zionist Congress which took place in Basel one year later. Some of the photos are particularly large, on folding plates. An English edition was published in the same year.
[45] pp, 57 photo-plates, 17X24 cm. Fair condition, unraveled leaves, binding stained and worn.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 140

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A letter Handwritten by Lea Goldberg – Lithuania, 1934

A letter handwritten by Lea Goldberg, addressed to the editor of “Gazith” (Gabriel Talphir). Raseiniai, Lithuania, June 8, 1934.
Goldberg informs in this letter that she accepts the offer to work for "Gazith" and that she sent two poems of hers. "I hope that the material is suitable for you. I am willing to send more material, after those two have been printed".
When this letter was sent, Goldberg stayed in Lithuania, after her studies, taught literature in the Hebrew Gymnasium in Raseiniai and was one of the authors group "Petach". Leaf 26 cm. Fair-good condition. Spots. Folding marks, filing holes and minor tears.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 278

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Two Issues of a Youth Movement Journal, 1940

Two issues of "Galim", [supplement to journal of "HaNo'ar HaOved or HaMachanot HaOlim?]. [Tel-Aviv], ca. 1940.
Issue no. 2 (one time publication) and issue no. 4 ("supplement to 'Netivenu'").
Internal journal of a youth movement. The issues contain numerous references to the holocaust, amongst them a play about Hitler and caricatures. Stenciled. [1], 12 pp; [12] leaves. Fair-good condition.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 34

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Kol Tzfat, 1948

Kol Tzfat, two first issues [edited by Yesha'ayahu Ashani]. Safed, Shvat 1948, Adar A, 1948.
Two issues printed in besieged Safed during the War of Independence. The issues were of great importance in encouraging the Jewish population during the war and in passing on information, as well as personal greetings, poems and humorous passages. Illustration on the cover by M. Aryeh [Moskovitch]. 18, [2]; 22,[2] pp, 16 cm. Good condition. Tears to covers.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 98

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Two Postcard Binders – Moshe Ordman

Two postcard binders, produced by Moshe Ordman. The postcards are attached to each other and placed in their original cover:
• Album No. 3 – Tel-Aviv views. 10 postcards (numbered 2-7 and 22-25).
• Album No. 5 – Jewish settlements in Eretz Israel. 10 postcards (numbered 41-50, one postcard – detached).
9.5X14 cm. Fair condition. Spotting and tears.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 385

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Chageinu – Ze’ev Raban and Levine Kipnis – New-York, 1928

Chageinu – picture book. Illustrations by Ze'ev Raban, "Bezalel" Yerushalem, verses by Avi-Shai [Levine Kipnis]. New-York: Miller-Lynn,1928.
Paintings by Raban of Jewish holidays, with verses by Kipnis. Hebrew edition. Translation into English printed on the thin sheets dividing between the plates.
[16] leaves, 20.5 cm. Fair-good condition, tears on spine. Spotting.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 143

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“Revivim”, Literary Anthologies Edited by Joseph Chaim Brenner

Revivim, literary anthology, edited by Joseph Chaim Brenner. Lvov-Jaffa, [1908-1919].
Booklets 1-6, (complete set), bound together in four volumes (1-2, 3-4, 5, 6). Important literary anthologies edited and published by Brenner when he discontinued the publication of "HaMeorer".
Volume 1 (booklets 1-2): 96, 83 pp; volume 2 (booklets 3-4): 167, [11] pp; volume 3 (booklet 5): 130 pp; volume 4 (booklet 6): 104 pp. 23 cm. Good condition. Spotting. Ex-library copy. New bindings. Four volumes in a fine cardboard case.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 193

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Zvi Livni (Malbenchik) – Four Illustrated Books

Four children's books illustrated by Zvi Malbenchik. Tel-Aviv, [1940s-50s].
For list of books see Hebrew text.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 438

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Chaim Gliksberg (1904-1970)

Two drawings:
1. Bialik and Ravnitzky in the study, in Ravnitzky's home / 1933 / Pen on paper / 18.5X24.5 cm / Signed and dated
2. Bialik and Tchernichovsky / Pen on paper / 19X14 cm
Estimate: $300-400

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Auction 38 Lot Number 110

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Postcard Binder – Palestine Pavilion at the International Exposition in Paris

Postcard binder, Le Pavillon de la Palestine, Exposition Internationale Paris, 1937. Produced by Librarie Lipschutz. Hebrew. Binder with a dozen postcards of the Palestine pavilion in the International Exposition in Paris,1937. 9X15 cm. Postcards in good condition, some minor spotting on cover.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 144

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Manifest “Hazrom” – Gabriel Talphir, 1928

Manifest "Hazrom". Artistic-literary magazine edited by Gabriel Talphir. Tel-Aviv, Adar 1928.
Participants in this issue: Talphir, Moshe Zamiri and Simcha Eisen. A dedication handwritten by Moshe Zamiri appears on the first page. [4] pp, 57 cm. Fair-good condition. Restored tears (text omissions). Folding marks and spots. In a fine cardboard folder.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 25

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“Palestine Report” – London, 1919

Palestine, Report by Sir Douglas Fox and Partners, and Sir Charles Metcalfe Bart, London, 1919. English.
A report about the current situation in Palestine and its future as far as population, industry, etc. are concerned. Composed by the British engineer Douglas Fox and the colonial administrator Charles Metcalfe, who were requested, following the Balfour declaration, to investigate the agricultural and industrial potential of Palestine. Two (folded) maps appear at the end of the booklet.
[2], iv, 30 pp+[2] maps. 33 cm. Fair condition, spotting, loose front cover. Back cover and the two maps are detached. Some creases and tears at borders of leaves. Tears on maps.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 371

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Book of Lamentations – Bibliophilic Edition with Woodcuts – Berlin, 1921

Die Klagelieder Jeremias des Sohnes Hilkias aus Anathoth [Lamentations by Jeremiah son of Hilkiya of Anathoth]. Translation into German by Lazarus Goldschmidt, woodcuts by Wilhelm Schocken. Berlin: Holten, 1921. German.
Bibliophilic edition of exceptional quality. Copy no. 90 from an edition of 105 copies, with fourteen woodcuts (some signed).
[24] pp, 34 cm, good condition, original leather binding, minor spots on inner binding.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 100

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Eliyahu Brothers – Collection of Postcards

72 postcards produced by Eliyahu Brothers, Jaffa-Tel-Aviv.
Black and white photos of settlements, cities and views of Eretz Israel: Nahalal, Tel-Hai, Degania Aleph, Rishon LeZion, Mikve Israel, and more. Most of the photos are of Tel-Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem. One postcard presents Haim Weizmann's portrait. Good condition. Never used.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 194

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Hanan Fisher – Five Illustrated Children’s Books

For complete list of books see Hebrew text.
Size and condition varies.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 15

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Two Booklets about Tel-Aviv, 1930s

1. City of Tel-Aviv – its needs and its future…collection of articles in anticipation of the elections for the fifth city council. Tel-Aviv, [1932]. 32, [2] pp. 31 cm. Fair condition, detached cover. Spotting.
2. Program of Tel-Aviv's 25th anniversary celebrations, 1934. Hebrew, English and German. Attached to the booklet is a small book with photos and a poem composed by H.N. Bialik in honor of the celebrations. 27, [1] pp. 21 cm. Fair condition, spotting and minor tears. Not in the NLI collections.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 145

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Bereshit – Moscow-Leningrad, 1926

Bereshit A, Moscow-Leningrad, 1926. Printed in Berlin by Gutenberg Press. Front cover illustration in the Russian avant-garde style by Joseph Tchaikov. “Illustration of the B. Shovin Publishing House Emblem.”
Literary anthology, no other volumes printed. The writers' group that published the book was unable to find a printing press in the Soviet Union prepared to print a Hebrew book, and the manuscript was therefore sent to Berlin for printing. Only a small portion of the printed copies were allowed into the Soviet Union. [1], 199, [5] pp, 23cm. Good condition. Minor spotting, creases (mainly to first leaves). Minor damages to binding.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 122

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Delegate-Card – Beitar Poland, 1933 – Menachem Begin’s Signature

A Printed Bristol card, "Delegate card" - third national convention of Brit-Trumpeldor in Poland. Warsaw, Succoth, October, 1933.
On the front appears the card holder name, David Melamedovitch, officer of Beilsk province headquarters, with signatures of the commissioner and the office director, Menachem Begin, signed "M.Begin". On the reverse appears the convention agenda, with the participation of Uri Zvi Grinberg, "M.Begin" and others. 10X14 cm. Fair-good condition. Creases, folding marks and spotting.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 447

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Moshe Rosenthalis (1922-2008)

Woman / Oil on Masonite / 24X16 cm / Signed
Estimate: $300-400

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Auction 38 Lot Number 69

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Sefer Eretz Israel – Eliezer Ben Yehuda, 1883

Sefer Eretz Israel, about nature, the sea, rivers, mountains, vallies, climate, the flora and fauna, cities and villages, written by eliezer Ben Yehuda. Jerusalem: Yoel Moshe Salomon press, 1883. Hebrew.
One of the first Hebrew books concerning the geography of Eretz Israel. [11], 96 pp.18 cm. Good condition. Spotting. Handwritten inscriptions. Damages to binding. S. HaLevi 413.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 101

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Collection of Postcards – Views and Sites in Eretz Israel

Collection of postcards. Various locations and periods of printing.
• Binder of postcards "photos of Tel-Aviv, Eretz Israel", produced by Eliyahu Brothers (18 postcards).
• Eight postcards out of a binder issued by the joint society of Rishon Lezion and Zichron Ya'akov wineries (originally 12 postcards). • 14 postcards produced by various publishers: F.Vester & Co., ("American Colony"), H. Kruglayov, Eliyahu Brothers, Ya'akov Ben-Dov and others. Most postcards feature views of Eretz Israel. Lot of 40 postcards. Condition varies. 9 Postcards have been used.

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Auction 38 Lot Number 16

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Collection of Booklets – Tel-Aviv-Jaffa

Sixteen booklets published on behalf of societies and institutions in Tel-Aviv-Jaffa, [1910s-1930s]. Hebrew, English and Yiddish.
Including: Development of Tel-Aviv, by Meir Dizengoff (1932); Report and plan of Music School in Jaffa (1911), booklet "Needs of the city…", booklets about construction and public works, and more. Sizes and conditions vary.

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