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Auction 7 Lot Number 78

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British Poster – “Wanted” – 1947

Wanted – a British poster published by the Palestine Police Force. Jerusalem, February 1947.
On the sign there are pictures and information about 18 Irgun and Lechi fighters, including Menachem Begin, Aryeh ben Eliezer and Natan Yelin [Mor]. It also says that monetary prizes would be given by the Palestine government to anyone who would provide information leading to their arrest.
Printed on thin cardboard. Hebrew, English and Arabic.
100x70 cm. Good condition. Stains.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 206

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Photograph of paratroopers at the Western Wall – Six Day War

Photograph of paratroopers following the conquering of the Western Wall, David Rubinger, 7 June 1967.
The photograph shows three soldiers from the 66th regiment of the paratrooper division (Haim Osher, Yitzhak Yifat, and Zion Krasanti) as they look at the Kotel immediately after it had been conquered.
13x18 cm. Very good condition. Small stain on the upper portion. Inscription in pen on the reverse side.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 204

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Jewish Brigade photographs – Zoltan Kluger

Two photographs of soldiers and officers from the Jewish Brigade. Signed on the reverse side with the ink stamp of the photographer “Middle Eastern Company for press photography.”
11x16 cm. Fair condition. Creased in the corners and foxing.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 131

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Convalescent homes, Ma’ale HaChamisha

Six postcards of “Convalescent Homes at Ma’ale HaChamisha.” “frm the fruit of our garden”, “a home”, the view seen "through the window", “in the depth of the forest”, “in the shade of the pergola” and “in the mountain air”, black and white photographs.
Good condition, stains.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 238

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Ya’akov Agam – Book with Artistic Dedication

Yaacov Agam, Jasia Reichardt. London, 1966.
On the title-page there is an artistic dedication by Agam with stylish play-of-letters.
Unpaginated, 18.5 cm. cm. Good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 26

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The Jubilee Shekel – 1948 – Geula Camp, Aden

Two receipts of the Jubilee Shekel of the World Zionist Organization. Geula Camp, Aden (Yemen), 1948. The Geula Camp served as a transition camp for Yemenite Jews en-route to Israel in the Magic Carpet Aliya. 10x11 cm. Fair condition. Tears, creases and foxing.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 101

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Abie Nathan – Four Items

1. Invitation to auction, with proceeds going straight to Peace Fund 1, 1967. Signed by Abie Nathan.
2. Letter signed by Abie Nathan on stationery of The Voice of Peace.
3-4. Two copies of letters to teachers, and call to support establishment of common school for Jews and Arabs in Nazereth.
Varying sizes, good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 17

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Egyptian Grush for a Telephone Call – JNF

Printed sign – "For every telephone call – half an Egyptian Grush to the JNF box!"
13x22.5 cm. Fair condition. Four filing holes (one torn) and original hole for hanging. Creased and stained.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 161

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Poets and Writers

Ten PCs of poets and writers. No name of printer or publisher.
Yitzhak Katzenelson, Perez Smolenskin, David Einhorn, Ahad HaAm and others.
Fair to good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 227

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Yohrzeit – Three Leaves

1. Yohrzeit Tavel, Beit Ulpana Rabbata Ittur Rabbanim. Weinfeld Print, Jerusalem.
2. Yohrzeit Alon Bechut, Me'ah She'arim Talmud Torah and Beit HaTavshil. Eretz Isreal Print, Jerusalem.
3. Yohrzeit calendar, Etz Chaim Talmud Torah and Yeshiva, Bikkut Cholim Hospital; "In memory of Hebron's Jews who were killed in the Hebron Massacre…" Monzon Print, Jerusalem.
Varying size, fair through good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 79

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Booklet Against Jewish Army

The van Paassen Hoax, Johan J. Smertenko. Published by the Emergency Committee for Saving to Jews of Europe, New York, [1943].
Booklet about the struggle of the Committee for a Jewish army, and against the activities of Van Paassen, chairman of the Committee for a Jewish Army. English.
23 pages, 23 cm. Good condition. Unoriginal cover.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 240

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Misdar HaLochamim, Signed and Numbered, with Inscription

Misdar HaLochamim, Chaim Chefer and Marcel Janco. Amikam Publishing, 1968.
Numbered copy from a 250-copy edition, signed by Chefer and Janco. Also, a handwritten dedication by Chefer.
[33] pages, [8] picture-plates. Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 71

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Document about the bombimg of Tel Aviv, 1940

Letter to the mayor of Tel Aviv regarding the bombing of Tel Aviv on September 9, 1940. Sent by the headquaters of the civil guard forces. Detailing kind of bombs, casualties and damages, military actions and more.
6 pages, 34 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Some tears.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 286

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Plakatn – New York, 1927

Plakatn, booklet of poems by Aharon Kurtz. Published by Yiddish Leben, New York, 1927.
Illustration and cover design by Louis Lozowick (1892-1973), Ukrainian-born American artist, and a student of the Kiev art school. Yiddish.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 159

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Various Postcards Collection

Twelve postcards, different publishers, different printing periods.
Publicity postcard from Haifa, Real Photo postcard of people in Purim costumes, The Levant Fair 1934, Nazareth, Jerusalem, The Singer Building in New York (postcard in Hebrew).
Fair to good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 117

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Train

2 train PCs: Train and the train station in Jerusalem; Train station in Ramla (stained). Both undivided.
Good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 214

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Jerusalem Then and Now – Panorama from the Mount of Olives

Jerusalem Then and Now – a panorama from the Mount of Olives. England, between 1938-1948.
Printed panoramic photograph of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives (courtesy of Photo Elia). 16.5x148 cm, folded, including brief explanations of 29 sites seen in the photograph. The cover has a photograph of the Old City.
English.
19x25 cm. Good condition. Foxing.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 129

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Six postcards from the Independence Day Parade with camels – Real Photo

Six Real Photo postcards, Independence Day parade with camels.
It is possible that this is the parade which took place in Ramle in 1954 at Ben-Gurion’s request (he was not Prime Minister at the time). He had stated that he would only come to see the parade if it took place in the Negev or in a small immigrant community.
9.5x14 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 130

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Two postcards – micrographs of the flying camel – Megillat Esther

“Megillat Esther.” Two postcards, micrographic illustration of the flying camel by Zvi Dushnik. Tel-Aviv, pre 1948. Text: Megillat Esther, similar illustration, the frame and caption are different.
10x15 cm. Good condition. Foxing.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 24

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Half a Shekel – Monzon Print

Complete receipt and receipt stub for a half Shekel donation. Monzon Print, Jerusalem.
On the front is a picture of a Shekel, the 10 commandments and additional illustrations. On the reverse side it reads, “The Knesset Israel Association – half a Shekel (half ruble).
12.5x13 cm; 13x22 cm. Fair to good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 291

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Der Onheib. Berlin, 1922. Cover designed by Menachem Birnbaum

Der Onheib, Zamelbuch far Literatur Un Vissenshaft. Published by Vostok, Berlin, 1922. Edited by D. Einhorn, S. Gorelick and M. Weinreich. Literary anthology in Yiddish, including segments from work by Max Brod, Else Lasker-Schüler, Oscar Wilde, the collection’s editors, and others.
The cover is designed and illustrated by Menachem Birnbaum.
[4], 168 pages, 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Some water damage. The cover and some of the pages are torn. Ink stamps, ex libris.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 100

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Greetings and referendum — The Committee for Peace in Israel

13 greetings and referenda published by “The Committee for Peace in Israel.” 11 Shana Tova greetings with illustrations from various artists; “Referendum for securing peace” postcard, 1954; peace notepad (referendum). The greetings include sentences like “No more atom and hydrogen bombs,” “Peace to all nations” and more.
Very good condition. Two Shana Tova greetings have been used.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 230

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Moshe Dayan – autograph on issue of Time, 1977

Moshe Dayan, signed dedication on issue of Time magazine from 17.10.77, with the cover headline “Pushing Toward Geneva.” Moshe Dayan and Jimmy Carter appear on the cover of the issue.
108 pages, 27.5 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 178

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Benjamin Harz Publication – Berlin-Vienna

Advertising postcard by Benjamin Harz Publications, Berlin and Vienna. Publication list of Hebrew and German publications: Postcards of Lilien, alphabet by Raban and Kipnis with a partial cloth cover, letters by Ahad HaAm in six volumes, and more.
Fair condition. Stains.

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