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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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