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Auction 7 Lot Number 148

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Greek Jewish Postcards

8 postcards depicting Jewish sites or figures from Greece. Greece, various publishers, various times of publishing.
Fair through good condition. 6 were in use.

Opening100$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 255

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Chaliastre – Warsaw 1922

Chaliastre – Ershter Almanach. Leitung Peretz Markish, Y.Y. Singer, Chaliastre Publishing, Warsaw, 1922.
The first almanac of Chaliastre. The almanac includes poems by Uri Tzi Grinberg, Peretz Markish, Melech Ravitch, Avraham Leyeles (member of the New York "In Zich" group), and others. Aside from these, it also contains an article by Yosef Tchaikov - "Sculpture". The cover and publisher's symbol were made by Wolf Weintraub, and the illustration for M. Broderzon's poem – by Yitzchak Broyner. The almanac also includes drawings by Marc Chagall, for David Hofstein's poem cycle "Troyer" (sadness, see item 268 in this catalog).
72 pages, 26 cm. Fair condition. Margins cut? Slight tear on the first page. Front cover is detached with pieces missing. Back cover is missing. Bound with a hard material cover.

Opening400$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 42

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Stationery – The Jewish Legion

1. Three blank letterheads, each different in design and with the slogans: “Iddisher Legion,” “In blood and fire Judea fell, in blood and fire Judea will rise,” “The Judaeans,” “The Jewish Legion.” Two are in good condition, one is in bad condition.
2. Letter from Moshe Feldstein to David Shimshi (Zonenshein) on Legion letterhead, [1919].
“Someone by the name of Esterzon told me… that Shimshi (Zonenshein) died two days ago and therefore if this is the case and you have already been buried… I wish you the earth you lie in is pleasant for you… If you are alive write to me and if you are already there… indeed be at rest and don’t come to scare me, because it’s been a few years since I prayed ‘Sh’ma Yisrael'.
[2] leaves, 21 cm. Fair condition.

Opening120$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 202

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The British Army in Haifa and Acre – Photographs

Two photographs of the British army, in Haifa and in Acre, taken in August and November 1936. On the back of each picture there is a French handwritten inscription, as well as an attached slip of paper containing typed description of the photo.
25x16.5 cm, 25x11.5 cm. Good condition. Damage and creases to corners.

Opening140$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 213

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View of Jerusalem – Panorama

View of Jerusalem. Wallach’s press, Jerusalem, after 1948.
Six fold-out cardboard plates (accordion) showing panoramic photograph of Jerusalem - 82.5 cm wide.
Folded – 9x14 cm. Good condition. Creased with light staining.

Opening100$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 277

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Das Kelbl– Mendele Moicher Sforim, emblem designed by issitzky, illustrations by Tchaikov,1919

Das kelbl [the kalb], Mendele Moicher Sforim, Kiever Farlag, Kiev, 1919.
Sections from "Sefer HaBehemot" with 7 illustrations by Joseph Tchaikov. Cover and title page with identical illustration and design by Joseph Tchaikov. Design of Kiever Farlag emblem by Lissitzky. Yiddish.
16 pages, 28.5X22.5 cm. Fair condition. Slightly torn margins of leaves and cover (some restored). Stains and creases. Stamps. Cover detached . Staple binding the booklet is missing.

Opening2,000$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 32

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Letter from Jaffa to Rabbi Shmuel Mohilever

Letter from the Gabbai of the Talmud Torah and Yeshivat “Sha’arei Torah” in Jaffa to Rabbi Shmuel Mohilever, approximately 1898.
“We saw in "HaMelitz"… the decision of the committee to recline our request and not provide the smallest support to complete the building and this is mis-judgement and stealing from the poor…”
The Gabbaim are requesting that Rabbi Shmuel Mohilever recommend to the committee to support the Talmud Torah. Ginzburg (Ahad Ha’am?) is also mentioned who criticized the undertaking of settling in Eretz Israel and of Hovevei Zion. With the stamp of the Talmud Torah.
[3] handwritten pages, 27 cm. Good condition. Stains. Fold marks. Small tear in the center.

Opening120$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 64

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Gimnasya Herzliya – Three Documents, 1930s

1. Drawing of a plan for "additional building for pension house of Gimnasya Ivrit Herzliya Society" on Achad HaAm street, 1930. Signed by the engineers and the landlord.
2. Invitation to a Channukah party in Gimnasya Ivrit "Herzliya", 1936.
3. Invitation to graduation ceremony of the 23rd year, Gimnasya Herzliya, 1935.
Various sizes, good condition.

Opening100$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 96

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Teddy Kollek – Stickers, pins and documents

Three documents with Teddy Kollek’s signature; two colored pamphlets “I am for Teddy” for residents of Katamon and Givat Mordechai; stickers “Give Teddy a hand” and “Jerusalem For Teddy For Jerusalem”; five postcards of Teddy from the election campaign; four pins and four pendants with Teddy’s campaign slogans.
Good to very good condition.

Opening120$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 320

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Sfat Moshe – London, 1929

Sfat Moshe, Hebrew Reader for Beginners, Rabbi Dr. Avigdor Schoenfeld. Sixth edition, London, 1929. Printed in Vienna.
Book for learning Hebrew, with illustrated plates, Jewish-related photographs and passages from the prayers.
[1], XIV, 112 pages.

Opening100$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 43

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Di Tribune – Newspaper edited by Meir Grossman – Copenhagen, 1915-1922

Di Tribune, edited by Meir Grossman, from the Revisionist Zionist movement. Copenhagen, 1915-1922. 20 issues bound together (most from 1915-1916). The newspaper’s founders included Ze’ev Jabotinsky. Grossman and Jabotinsky also collaborated in supporting the idea of the Jewish Battalions, an idea also expressed in the issues of the newspaper. Many of the newspaper articles are by Jabotinsky and Grossman.
22.5cm. Very good condition. Issue 8 has a tear of approximately 5.5cm.

Opening200$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 75

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1929 Riots (Tarpa’t) – three documents

1. Announcement No. 11 of the Va’ad HaShmira, report on the different areas of the country. “Haifa and surrounds: The night passed quietly. In the Emek and Galil: The granary of Sheikh Abreik was burned, there was an attack on Zichron Avraham…” August 1929. 23x30 cm. Good condition. Creased. Light tearing in the margins. Stains.
2. Manifest by His Excellency the Supreme Governor for Eretz Israel (distributed today by airplanes over Jerusalem). “I have returned from England and to my alarm I found the country in a disrupted state with an abundance of illegal violent acts.” September 1929. 17x21.5 cm. Very good condition. Filing holes.
3. Manifest B, the Supreme Governor and Chief Commander. Jerusalem, September 1929. In matters relating to the investigating committee of the riots and criminal trials. 22.5x28.5 cm. Good condition. Creasing. Minor tearing in the margins. Stains.

Opening150$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 107

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The 5th Zionist Congress in Basel, 1901 with illustration by Lilien

Official postcard, the 5th Zionist Congress in Basel, 1901. Painting by Lilien “May our eyes behold Your return to Zion with compassion.”
Good condition. Sent by mail. Glue remains on the reverse side with some slight foxing in the margins.

Opening400$ Unsold

Auction 7 Lot Number 203

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Seven photographs of British Army soldiers – Zoltan Kluger

Seven photographs of British Army soldiers training in the field.
Signed on the back with the ink stamp of the photographer Zoltan Kluger, “Eastern Company for Press Photographs.”
11x16 cm – 13x18 cm. Fair condition. Stains and glue remnants on the reverse side, creased in the corners.

Opening150$ Unsold
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