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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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Auction 7 Lot Number 285

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Montag – cover with illustration by Y. Goldschlak – Kultur-Lige, 1926

Montag (A Kleiner Roman) [Monday, a small novel], Moshe Kulbak. Cover illustration by Y. Goldschlak. Published by Kultur-Lige, Warsaw, 1926.
116 pages, 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Ex library copy. First page is detached. Cover is partially detached, stained.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 83

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Documents from Jerusalem – 1948

Documents of Avraham Chelouche of Jerusalem:
1. The Temporary Government – certificate of "Enlisting for Work Service", October 1948. "Every man of 16 through 55… who are not drafted… must be drafted to do crucial work in service of the people".
2. The Jewish Agency – card of "Center of the Census of People's Service" – certificate of reporting, June 1948.
3. Card reading "Bearer of this card is a student of Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav in Jerusalem, "whose study is his trade", and he is exempt from reporting until Lag BaOmer 1948".
Varying sizes, fair condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 149

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Women’s Association for Workers in Palestine – Switzerland

Four postcards, paintings of Jews. Published by landesverband schweiz frauenvereine für Palästina-Arbeit. Zurich, 1930s.
Very good condition. Two have a caption in pen written on the reverse side.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 288

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Poems – Moshe Kolbak – Vilna, 1920

Poems y moshe Kolbak. Farlag fun di Yiddishe Literatn un Jurnalistn in Vilne. Vilna, 1920.
First book of the poems of the Yiddish author and poet Moshe Kolbak (1896-1940). The fonts and cover illustration were done by B. Gotler, and in their expressionistic style, they express the urban pathos of Kolbak's poems. The logo of the publishing house was designed by Bentzion Tzukerman.
85, [3] pages, 22 cm. Fair condition. Stained cover. The book itself is slightly loose from the binding. The binding and corners of the pages have creases.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 278

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Bundistan – Cover Design by Henryk Berlewi – Warsaw, 1927

Bundistan – Ershter Band, Yaakkov Pat. Di Velt and Kultur-Lige Publishing, Warsaw, [1927].
Ya'akov Pat was an activist in the Jewish education and Jewish socialist movement in Poland between the two World Wars. His book contains stories about the activities of Bund members.
The cover design is by Henryk Berlewi, in Constructivist style.
127 pages, 20 cm. Very good condition. Ink-stamp of owners.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 321

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Alef Beit booklet for learning Hebrew – Munkacz

Der Groiser Nayester Praktisher A”B Far Kinder. Munkacz, approximately 1930.
Booklet for studying the Hebrew alphabet letters, with vowels of varying sizes and examples of words, sentences, and sections from prayers. On the last page is an illustration of Moses with the 10 commandments.
[32] pages, 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Original paper cover is faded,
worn, and stained. Partially detached.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 23

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Zionist Shekel – Two Advertisements

1. Ein neuer zeuge grosser vergangenheit. Form in German about the Zionist Shekel. Printed in Jerusalem by Zionist Histadrut Publishing, 1937/8 [with illustration by Otte Wallish]. Single leaf printed on both sides, [6] columns with photocopies and illustrations. Very good condition.
2. "As in days of old, the shekel is a symbol of Israel's freedom". Hebrew advertisement similar to no. 1, published by Zionist Histadrut, 1939. Good-fair condition. Filing holes, light tears and stains.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 45

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Join A.T.S – Women’s Assistance Corps

Join the A.T.S and see the world! Booklet. Eretz Israel, 1940s.
A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) was the Assistance Corps for women in the framework of the British Army, initiated by women’s organizations in the Yishuv. In the booklet: “We need woman drivers… clerks… stock keepers… mechanics…”
“Join the women’s service and you have freed a man for battle.” Hebrew and English. Colorful cover covering.
6, 6 pages, 17 cm. Good condition. A few stains and some damage to the spine.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 141

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Ephraim Moshe Lilien

Three large postcards with illustrations from the book "Lieder des Ghetto". Printed by S. Calvary & Co., Berlin.
10.5X15.5 (larger than the normal size)
Fair condition, Stains from wetness.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 3

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Zionist Documents from Italy, 1914

1. Marking Ten Years to Herzl's Passing, document of Federaziane Sionistica Italiana, 1914.
2. Marking Ten Years to the Passing of Herzl, document of Gruppo Sionistico Milanese, 1914.
3. Letter reminding of Herzl's tenth yohrzeit, Sionnista Piemontese Group, Trion, 1914.
4. Document of Giovan Israele association – Milan, not dated.
Varying sizes. Nos. 1-3 in fair through good condition. No. 4 is in poor condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 25

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Zionist Shekel – Three Receipts

1. Voucher for donation of Zionist Shekel, 1916. Whoever pays a shekel a year "is entitled to take part in elections for the members of the next Zionist Congress". Hebrew, German, Yiddish and English. Poor condition.
2. "The Shekel", with inscription: "Herzl" and "Jewish State", 1935. Fair condition.
3. Prowizoryczny szekel – Receipt for donation of Shekel, Cracow. Polish. Fair condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 313

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Illustrated children’s monthly magazine in Yiddish — Buenos Aires, 1940-41

Argentiner Beimelech [Small Trees of Argentine], edited by Zelik Mazur. Buenos Aires, 1939-1941. 12 individual issues of the children's magazine, not consecutive, illustrated by H. Sokolovsky. Issues 2-3, 7-12, 15-19; December 1939 – December 1941. Some of the illustrations are in color. Yiddish.
23 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 207

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The Poor in Romania

2221. Kitchen for poor children, Chetatia, Bessarabia (today Romania). 16.5 x 11.5 cm.
2. Poor elderly in an old age home "Nedivat Nashim", Galaz, Romania. 23 x15.5 cm.
Fair condition. Tears. Archive stamps and glue remnants to back only.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 5

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Foundation of “Temporary Committee” – Jerusalem, 1908

Single page, stenciled or carbon-copied. Jerusalem, 1908.
Copy of letter addressed to "Our honorable brothers…in Jaffa and the Moshavot" with announcement to the Turkish Regime about the founding of a temporary committee of 14 members in Jerusalem. Amongst the members are David Yellin, Meyuchas, Mani and others. The committee will perform a census in each and every neighborhood, and take care of the rights of Ottoman Jews.
32.5 x 22 cm, fair condition. Many creases, folding signs, tears to edges. Some stains.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 229

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Flag for Simchat Torah – Jerusalem

Flag for Simchat Torah "Machne Yehuda Flag" Lithographic print "Ha'Ivry" on paper. Jerusalem, 1920s.
Agent: Y. Zedaka.
Illustrations of animals, the two tablets of the ten commandments, a crown, pillars and the holy places. Inscription in pen: "Synagogue Kehal Hasidim".
34 X 23 cm. Poor condition. Creases, Many tears to edges.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 112

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Jewish Brigade – Austria

1. [The New Zionist Union] N.Z.U. – The inaugural conference in Vienna, 1935. The symbol on verso was designed by Arthur Szyk?
2. Shana Tova greeting ‘A year of homecoming of the sons’ - YAEL 468 – Jewish unit for transportation.
Austria, 1946.
Good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 125

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Tiberias

14 postcards – Tiberias and its sites. Various publishing houses and periods.
Never mailed. Fair condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 296

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Fun Tsayt tsu Tsayt – Cover Design by Boris Aronson – New York, 1925

Fun Tsayt tsu Tsayt - Umperyodishe Literarishe Heftn, New York, Mars 1925. Literary anthology,
Cover designed by Boris Aronson. Yiddish.
96 pages, 22.5 cm.
Good condition. Foxing. Missing corner to back cover. Slight damage to front cover and 27 first leaves.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 318

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“Who Knows One” – adolescent game – Chernowitz, 1920s

Adolescent game, Who Knows One, I Know One. Published by Shalom Zilber et kamp, Chernowitz, 1920s.
Game for two players, cards with words and numbers. Instruction sheet is in Hebrew and Yiddish. Title page cover, in original printed paper cover.
[6] cards, [2] pages of instructions. The body of the game is in good condition. The paper cover is in fair condition, creased with light tears.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 73

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Official bulletin of the Government of Palestine – 1929 Riots

Government of Palestine (Eretz Israel) – Official Bulletin Number 5. 31 August 1929 in the Greek Convent Printing.
Survey of events on 29 August in Safed, Jerusalem, the area of Haifa and across the Jordan River with data about the Muslim, Christian and Jewish casualties.
"There is a basis for warning the community in all cities and villages in the country about the danger involved for those wandering the streets at night".
Single page, 43 x 34 cm. Fair condition, folding lines with tears. Tears to edges, few stains.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 137

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Silhouettes – Meir Gur-Areyh – Original Envelope

Ten "Mail Cards" – Silhouettes from Eretz Israel by Meir Gur-Aryeh "Bezalel"' Jerusalem.
Non-standard size. Within the original envelope.
13x6.5 cm. Very good condition. Unused. Envelope in good condition, with tears.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 191

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Children in Haifa, 1929 – three photographs

Three quality photographs mounted on cardboard, unsigned. Two have descriptions and are dated on the cardboard in a later handwriting “Haifa 1929.”
Two of the photographs show children on the beach; one also shows a train moving. The third photograph shows children playing with barrels in the sand, alongside a house being built.
11x16.5 cm. mounted on cardboard 20x24.5 cm. Good to very good condition. Light damage along the margins. Stains on the cardboard.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 310

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Sefer HaGoralot HaChadash – Przemysl, 1928

Sefer HaGoralot HaChadash. Przemysl, 1928.
For children. With spinning wheel illustration on the cover with introduction title “Yiddishe Kinder!”
31 pages with table of numbers, 14.5 cm. Good condition. Tears to pages' margins and top of spine, with pieces missing.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 12

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Solon in Lydien – Herzl – Vienna-Leipzig, 1904

Solon in Lydien, Play with three acts, by Theodore Herzl. Wiener Verlag, Vienna-Leipzig, 1904. First edition.
The story Solon in Lydien was published by Herzl in 1900 as a short story. The plot takes place in the 6th century BC, and it is named for the legendary meeting between Solon of Athens and Krausus, King of Lydia. The story describes the influence of technological change on Viennese society. Herzl adapted the story to a play. It was preformed in Israel by HaOhel in 1949, when Herzl's bones were brought to be buried in Israel.
80 pages, 20 cm. Good condition. Stains. Torn edges. Unoriginal hard binding.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 237

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Yossel Berger – Three Signed Books with Illustration

The Train, Yossel Berger; Children's Nasty Rhymes and Others, Tuvia Rivner (with illustrations of Yossel Bergner); Between Seas, Yossel Bergner.
Each bears a handwritten dedication of the author and an illustration signed by pencil. 1996, 2004, 2008.
Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 164

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Photograph of Jewish soldier

Postcard with photograph of Jewish soldier (Chaim Gedalyahu Ben Rabbi Ya’akov?). Sent from Germany to the Bikur Cholim hospital in Jerusalem (in 1917). German, with a few Hebrew words.
Good condition. Part of the inscription on the front is worn. Stained on reverse side.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 295

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Poetry Book by Devorah Fogel – illustrations by H. Shtreng, 1930

Tog-figuren – lider [Day-figures – poems], Devorah Fogel. Tzushteyer publishing, Lemberg, 1930.
Accompanied by four illustrations by H. Shtreng. Yiddish.
[2] pages, II,72,[2] pages,[4] illustration plates, 19.5 cm. Good condition. Two pergament separation pepers are missing. Stains and stamps. Rebound.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 18

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Blue Box the Bold – booklet illustrated in English

Blue Box the Bold, told and drawn by Mordechai Wahrhaft, translated by Lawrence Weston. By Mordechai Amiti (Warhaft). Published by Reuven Mass, Jeruaslem, 1930s? Lithographic print “Graphica” in blue and orange.
Story in rhyme translated from Hebrew to English, with regard to the journeys of “Kapson Ben-Chayil” (Blue Box character) in Palestine.
22 pages, 19.5 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 93

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Invitations to IDF Parades, 1948-1949

Three invitations to IDF parades in Tel Aviv. One from 1948 and two from 1949.
Various sizes, very good condition. Stains of card from 1948.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 8

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Mizrachi Album – Photographs of Rabbis, New York

Photographic album of the great Rabbis of the time who advocated settling the Holy Land. Published by Mizrachi, New York, [1920?]. Elaborate album with photographs of ten Rabbis printed on thick cardboard, including their histories.
Among the rabbis: R. Zvi Hirsch Kalischer, R. Shmuel Mohilever, R. Azriel Hildesheimer, and R. Yitzhak Yaakov Reines.
[14] leaves, [10] portrait plates. 13x17 cm. The body of the book is in very good condition. The cover is damaged and loose, spine is missing. Margins are gilded.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 72

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Report of the Commission on the Palestine Disturbances of August, 1929

Report of the Commission on the Palestine Disturbances of August, 1929. London, 1930. Official comprehensive report of the British Commission on the Palestine Disturbances of August, 1929, including the witness list, three maps of Eretz Israel, map of Jerusalem and four graphs with expected growth of the population by the year 2000.
202 pages, [6] sheets and maps, 24 cm. Good condition. Map of Jerusalem and the graph sheets are detached. Ink stamps.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 115

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HaMoshava Gedera

Happy New Year greetings "LeShana Tovah Tikatevu VeTechatemu" with illustrations of people and houses of Moshava Gedera, 1896. Back side is blank, not PC division.
Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 190

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“Kadima!” Charkov 1903

Group Photograph. Charkov, Photographie Moderna, 1903.
Sign "Kadima!" Under it, 19 people photographed next to an issue of the Jüdische Rundschau newspaper.
On cardboard 27x31 cm. Fair condition. Peeling, damaged edges.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 308

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Bein Kochav VeDeshe – Tarshish Publishing, 1942

Bein Kochav VeDeshe, Yitzhak Schoenberg. Published by Tarshish books, Jerusalem, [1942].
Rhymes and stories for children with sixty woodcuts by Avigdor Luizada.
17 stories and poems by Yitzhak Schenberg.
95, [1] pages, 24.5 cm. Good condition. Stains, light damage to the cover.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 67

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Booklets of Schools or Groups in Tel Aviv, 1920s-1940s

1. Pamphlet of first-graders in HaReali Tachkemoni School in Tel Aviv, 1925 or 1928.
2. Talpiot Gymnasia for Girls. Tel Aviv, 1933.
3. Beit Chinuch in Northern Tel Aviv, Song booklet. 1935.
4. The Sea Group (HaNo'ar Ha'Oved) – "Waves" – Summary of a Year, 1937-1938.
5. BaMmo'adonim – journal for members of clubs belonging to public schools in Tel-Aviv. Tel-Aviv, 1938.
6. Komimiut – HaChagam Newspaper, Herzeliya League, Tel Aviv, 1940s.
7. Young Stage – literary-artistic anthology. Tel Aviv, year of print not noted.
Varying sizes and conditions.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 315

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Two Children’s Booklets – Mani Leib – New York

1. Das Liedel Fun Broit, Drei Malachim Un Andere. New York, no indication of publication year.
2. I - Gazlanim, II - Di Noit. New York, no indication of publication year.
The two booklets were written by Mani Leib; both are accompanied by illustrations by Z. Maud.
32 pages; 27 pages, 20.5 cm. 1. Very good condition. 2. Poor condition, stained with tears on the cover.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 211

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Two photographs – “Black” Jews (Afro-Americans)

Two photographs, “black” Jews praying, 1932.
10x16 cm. Good condition. Stamps and inscription on the reverse side.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 158

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Photographs and Illustrations – Yiddish

Eight postcards containing photographs and illustrations some of which are colored. All contain Yiddish text. Three were printed by "Siani" in Warsaw.
Two are in poor condition, the rest are in good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 87

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Announcement No. 1 – General draft and expropriation of property, 14.5.1948

Announcement No. 1. Proclamation by the force commander of the defense forces in the Shomron district, the Sharon and Gush Dan, 5 Iyar 1948.
“At the time of… the fateful battle… I call upon all residents… to make an extreme effort to push the enemy to defeat… Commencing today, all men and women and their belongings will abide by the orders of the defense forces in their area…”
35x49 cm. Good condition. Tears have been professionally repaired. Attached to linen for display and preservation.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 205

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Photograph album – Female Palmach soldier

Photograph album with leather-like cover, with a ‘Medinat Yisrael’ plate. Given as a gift in 1951.
Approximately 130 photographs of a Palmach female soldier from Eretz Israel, 1938-1949. Most of the photographs are from the years 1948-49 and present her training with Hachsharat Ginossar, a course for sports instructors in Sarafend, on the way to serving in the Negev and later, in 1949, establishment of Kibbutz Malkia (established in 1949 by veterans of Palmach training).
22x31 cm, the album is in fair condition. Most of the photographs are in good to very good condition, some are detached.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 269

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Kunst-Ring Almanach – Chagall, Lissitzky and Tchaikov – Berlin

Kunst-Ring Almanach edited by K. Zingman. Printed by "Ever", Berlin, end of the
1910s or beginning of the 1920s. Second printing of the first booklet.
Literary anthology that includes works by Moshe Broderzon, Yonah Rosenfeld,
Daniel Tcharni and others as well as some illustrations by Lissitzky, Joseph Tchaikov
and Marc Chagall. The publishing house emblem designed by Lissitzky.
Yiddish.
70 pages, 22 cm. Fair to good condition. 22 first pages detached though clean and
smooth. Light tears to spine and cover. Some of the sheets are not cut.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 248

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Israel and the nations – Published by Tarshish

Israel and the Nations, Dr. Ya’akov Katz. Published by Tarshish Books, Jerusalem (1959-1960).
Four volumes of history books published by Dr. Moshe Spitzer.
Good condition.
It is rare to come across a set in this condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 174

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Synagogues

Seven postcards, synagogues of Prague, München, Chemnitz, Dortmund (Germany), Anvers (Belgium), Karlsbad and Pancsova (Hungary).

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Auction 7 Lot Number 58

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Announcements – Restaurants and Menus

8 restaurant menus or singles pages printed on paper or cardboard:
Menu of cooperative workers' menu; Mat'amim Café and Restaurant; Central; Aviv; D. Galchinski, and Tova. Some are of identical design.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 325

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Alef-Bet – Leib Kvitko – Moscow, 1947

Alefbeis, Leib Kvitko. With illustrations by Michail Ya. Der Emes publishing, Moscow, 1947.
The letters of the Alef-Bet decorated by Michail Ya with plants and animals and rhymed texts by Leib Kvitko. Including Yiddish letter-combinations such as "ts" and "zsh". At the end of the book are a few poems and the Alef-Bet chart.
45, [2] pages, 25.5 cm. Fair condition. Booklet detached from cover, stamps. Stains and creases on cover, almost detached in half.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 187

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G. Robinson Lees – Seven photographs – Lebanon

Seven photographs by G. Robinson Lees on cardboard with gilded margins. Printed on the back: "Copyright from the negatives of G. Robinson Lees, Jerusaleme". The photographs are of various landscapes in Lebanon: Baalbek and the Barda river.
The photographer G. Robinson lees was active in the 1890's.
12X16.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Pen inscriptions on all the cardboards.
See: Onne, Eyal: Photographic Heritage of the Holy Land 1839-1914, pp.47, 91.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 294

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Shalom Aleichem – Kultur Lige, 1926

Shalom Aleichem, Seine Kinderishe un Inglshe Yorn. Shul-Pionern Bibliotek (no 14). Kultur-Liga, Kiev, 1926.
Chapters from the autobiography of Shalom Aleichem, retold for children. Cover design by Marc Epstein.
94, [2], 17.5 cm. Fair condition. Tears on cover and inner margins.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 19

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Megillat Esther – Santiago, Chile, 1943

Megillat Esther, published by the Education Department of the Chile Zionist Federation. Santiago, Chile, Purim, 1943. "Dedicated to the Keren Kayemet LeYisrael." The Megillah is printed on thick paper, rolled on two scrolls, together with a note inscribed "KKL" in Hebrew and an illustration. In its original cardboard box.
The megillah is 16 cm long, the box is 28 cm. Very good condition. The box is slightly worn.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 51

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Announcements about Building, Contractors and Engineers

7 announcements printed on paper or cardboard:
Contractors – M. Shmuelevitz and A. Glazer; A. Inson and Sons – Water-Resistant Materials; A. Bar-Natan Engineer– Blueprints and Supervising; and more.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 52

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Announcements Related to Synagogues and Prayer Shawls

5 announcements printed on paper or cardboard:
Foundation ceremony for the Beit Yosef Yeshiva; The famous speaker from Eretz Israel – Rabbi Yosef Meir Magen; We sell prayer shawls made in Eretz-Israel, in the Talitnia factory; and more.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 223

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Two certificates in lithographic print – Warsaw and Jerusalem

1. Yohrzeit certificate of the United Old People’s Home Jerusalem. With illustration of a headstone and handwritten inscription in memory of four people who passed away. Jerusalem, 1946. 24x34 cm. Good condition. Foxing on the reverse side.
2. “1,000,000 milionovka, a nachala in Eretz-Israel,” certificate given by the “Finance Minister” and the “Minister of Lotteries” to the winner of the Rosh Hashanah lottery. “Technograph” lithographic print, published by Central, Warsaw. Color illustration signed “S.P.” 22.5x28.5 cm. Fair condition. Stained, fold marks, mended tears.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 309

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In Hiding — Stories for Children. Moscow, 1930

Ain Baheltenish — Dertzeilungen Far Kinder [In Hiding – children's stories], B. Orshansky.
Published by Tzenterfarlag, Moscow-Cracow-Minsk, 1930. A booklet which includes three children's stories with illustration on the cover, and a number of illustrations in the body of the booklet. Yiddish.
80 pages, 17.5 cm. Good condition. Torn along the margins of pages 59-66 and on the last page, no pieces missing. Tearing along the spine.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 139

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Advertisment for playing cards by Ze’ev Raban

"Artistic Palestine play-cards drawn by Z. Raban 'Bezalel' Jerusalem".
Advertisment postcard, b&w, with 12 cards illustrated by Ze'ev Raban.
Foxing.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 246

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HaChaim – Illustrated Weekly for Literature and Art

HaChaim, illustrated weekly for literature and art, edited by Pesach Ginzburg. Jerusalem, 1922.
Seven Issues (1-2, 7-9, 11-12) from the first year.
Poems, reviews and literature together with works by S. Yedidya, Boris Schatz, Meir Gur Aryeh, Moshe Murro, and various illustrations in Bezalel style.
Fair condition, delicate paper, tears.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 140

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Chad Gadya – Drawings by A. Ben David

Postcards 1-10 from the Chad Gadya series with colored pictures by A. Ben David, Jerusalem.
Fair to good condition. Creased and stained.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 194

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Adloyada – Tel-Aviv, 1934

Four photographs of the Adloyada in Tel-Aviv, 1934.
Bands and displays, including a display showing the Snake of Anti-Semitism next to a figure symbolizing Central-European Jewry. Signed in back by the photographer (?) Yanov-Ak. Described in plate.
8.5x7 cm. Good condition. Stains on the back side.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 109

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Postcard – Herzl and Nordau, 1901

Postcard with photographs of Theodor Herzl and Max Nordau. Max Victor Publishing, Köln.
Written on both sides, mailed to Salzburg in 1901.
Good condition. Few stains on back side

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Auction 7 Lot Number 147

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The Synagogue and Rabbis of Djerba

Seven postcards of the synagogue and rabbis of Djerba. Published by Cohen, Be'er Sheba.
The Torah, the Menorah and the interior of the synagogue in Djerba, Rabbi Khalfon Moshe Cohen, Rabbi Haim Khuri, Rabbi Moshe Zaken Mazuz and rabbis in the synagogue.
Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 275

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Gedankengang – Dobroshin – cover designed by Tchaikov – Kiev, 1922

Gedankengang, Y[ehezkel]Dobroshin, Kultur-Lige publishing, Kiev, 1922.
Articles on literature and culture.
Cover design by Joseph Tchaikov. Yiddish.
136, [2] pages, 24.5 cm. Fair condition. Ex library copy. Many stains on cover. Spine redone.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 21

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Zionist Shekel – Collection of Receipts

Fourteen receipt for donation of one shekel or a half shekel. England, Israel, Italy and Russia, 1908-1953.
Various sizes, good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 77

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Lehi poster – To our Arab brethren

To our Arab brethren, printed Etzel poster. Arabic and Hebrew 1940s.
“We want to expel the British Army from our homeland… Thousands of Jewish and Arab children are wandering around without education or learning… Arab youth! You are children of an ancient and bright nation. Just like us, you are the victims of British imperialism. Do not respond to the call of the British to volunteer to the police force …” Signed “Israel Freedom Fighters ‘Stern Group.’”
31.5 cm. Fair condition. Creases, stains, fold marks.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 88

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Yedi’ot Hadashot Newspaper – 5th Iyar1948 and the days immediately before and after – Hebrew and German

Five issues of the Yedi'ot Hadashot newspaper, from the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th of Iyar 1948, in Hebrew and German. Headlines include: "The State will be Declared Today"; "Long Live the State of Israel! The White Book's Laws are Cancelled! The Era of Free Immigration has Begun!"
4 pages in each issue, 8 pages in issue from 6th of Iyar – day following the Declaration of the State; all 47 cm. Good condition. Folded, torn on margins and stained.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 314

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Grininke Beimelech – Children’s Newspaper – Vilna, 1926

Grininke Beimelech [Greenish Trees], illustrated bi-weekly for children. Vilna, October 1926 – June 1927, 10 consecutive issues bound together.
Among the participants: Moshe Broderzon, Shlomo Bastamsky (who was the newspaper’s editor), Daniel Czarny, and others. “Grininke Beimelech” was the first Yiddish newspaper for children, which appeared consistently over many years in Poland, from 1914-1939, with two breaks in the middle. Yiddish.
23.5 cm. Fair condition. Tears on the margins of a number of pages. The cover of the first booklet is detached. Folder cover is loose and the spine is torn.
For additional reading: Bar-El, Adina: Among the greenish trees, children’s newspapers in Yiddish and Hebrew in Poland 1918-1939, pages 79-181.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 221

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Color advertisement for oranges

1. “A perfect bite.” Jaffa oranges. It is noted on the back that the oranges won the silver award at an exhibition in England. Lithographic print, English only.
2. Choice “Lord” oranges, Jaffa, Eretz Israel, designed by Ze’ev Raban. “Graphica” lithographic print. Hebrew and English.
22.5x29.5 cm. Good condition. Stained. Small tears on the margins.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 63

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Program for the dedication of the Bet HaKnesset HaGadol in Tel Aviv, 1930

Program for the celebration of the dedication of the Bet HaKnesset HaGadol in Tel-Aviv, 11 Nissan 1930.
Speech by Levontin, circling the synagogue with Sifrei Torah, prayer for the King of England, the Supreme Governor, the Baron Rothschild, Chief Rabbis and more, with the accompaniment of the municipal orchestra of the fire brigade.
[3] pages, 17 cm. Fair condition. Creases, fold marks, ink stamps, filing holes.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 15

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Bronze Sculpture of Herzl

Bronze sculpture of Herzl, mounted on an oval marble base.
Maximum height: 18 cm, maximum width: 16 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 198

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Supervising committee of the Gymnasia Herzliya – Y. Ben-Dov

Group photograph – the supervising committee of the Gymnasia Herzliya around a table.
Signed on the reverse side with the ink stamp of the photographer Y. Ben-Dov, Bezalel, Jerusalem.”
15x22.5 cm, attached to cardboard 26.5x32.5 cm. Fair condition, stained. Damage to the cardboard.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 199

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Pedagogic Committee of the Gymnasia Herzliya – Y. Ben-Dov

Group photograph – the Pedagogic Committee of the Gymnasia Herzliya.
Signed on the reverse side with the ink stamp of the photographer Y. Ben-Dov, Bezalel, Jerusalem.”
15x22.5 cm, attached to cardboard 26.5x32.5 cm. Fair condition, stained. Damage to the cardboard.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 136

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Meir Gur-Aryeh – Figures and Scenes from Daily life in Jerusalem

10 color postcards depicting figures and scenes from daily life in Jerusalem, original lithographs by Meir Gur-Aryeh, Bezalel. "Graphica" printing, Jerusalem.
Very good condition, including the front part of original paper packaging.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 276

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Vohlin – Peretz Markish – Illustated by Yosef Tchaikov – Vilna, 1921

Vohlin (poem), Peretz Markish. Vilna, 1921.
First edition of the poem "Vohlin", by one of the protagonists of modernistic Yiddish poetry in Ukraine and Poland, Peretz Markish (1895-1952, killed by the Stalinist government). The poem portrays an ideal image of a Jewish town. Includes two illustrations by Yosef Tchaikov. Cover design by M. Libovsky.
46 pages, 18.5 cm. Fair condition. Ex library copy. The book is detached from the binding. Tears.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 127

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Oranges

Six colored postcards of Jaffa Oranges printed in England. On their backsides a detailed description in English of the different stages of handling of the oranges.
Good to very good condition.

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Auction 7 Lot Number 98

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Proposal for Comprehensive Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1967

1. "Comprehensive, fair and lasting solution" – "Aspiring the war of June 1967 will be the last war between Israel and its neighbors, the undersigned find it necessary to find a comprehensive and lasting political solution to the relations between the nations". The document details seven items regarding the establishment of a Federation of Eretz Israel (Palestine) which would be made up of the State of Israel and an Arab State, and would fulfill the wishes of both nations.
2. "One-Time Historic Opportunity" –"The defeat of the supporters of the destruction of Israel… raised the possibility for a solution far different than theirs…the solution must involve direct negotiations with the Palestinian Arabs".
With printed signatures of Dan ben Amotz (also signed in pen), Uri Zohar, Yig'al Tumarkin, Uri Avneri, Nathan Yellin Mor, Dani Karvan, Abie Nathan and many others.
27 cm through 30.5 cm. Good condition. Filing holes, stains.

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