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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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