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Auction 9 Lot Number 974

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A Giant Hanukah Lamp of President Chaim Weizman

A giant brass Hanukah Lamp, given as a gift to the President of the State of Israel, Chaim Weizman, in 1951.
Base of the Hanukah Lamp is round with four steps. A long post with cylindrical and round decorations, from which stem four symmetrical arms, ending with candle holders. The Shamash stems from the center of the post, protruding outwards. A dedication is engraved on the base: To the President of the State of Israel Chaim Weizman 1951".
Height: 130 cm, diameter: 40 cm, maximal width: 86 cm, weight: approximately 70 kgs. Good condition. Stains, mainly to the base. Two pin holes with no arms in the center of the post.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 148

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A Service of Thanksgiving for Victory – England, 1940s

A Service of Thanksgiving for Victory. England, 1940s.
Prayer for victory, in Hebrew and English. Prayer includes "Hanoten Teshu'a" blessing for King George and Queen Elizabeth.
[6] leaves, 22 cm. Good condition. Folding arks and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 724

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Hebrew Press – Berlin, 1928

Die Hebraische Presse [Hebrew press], Yossef Lin. "Yalkut" publishing, Berlin, 1928.
The Hebrew press: articles in German, list of newspapers and Hebrew anthologies, photographs of newspapers editors 9mainly scholars0.
120 pages, 24.5 cm. Fair condition, cover and leaves partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 342

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Stavsky Sentenced to Death – Murder of Arlozorov, 1934

Stavsky sentenced to death unanimously, Rosenblat acquitted. Single leaf published by "Do'ar Ha-Yom" newspaper, 1934. Gestetner printing.
Avraham Stavsky and Zvi Rosenblat, of the Revisionist movement, were arrested as suspects of murdering Arlozorov. A year after the murder, in 1934, Stavsky was found guilty and was sentenced to death and Rosenblat was found not guilty and was acquitted. In an appeal to the Supreme Mandatory Court in the summer of 1934, Stavsky was also found not guilty.
Single leaf stenciled with green ink, 26 cm. Good condition. On the back side of leaf a writing typed on a type writer. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 534

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Let My People Go for Soviet Jewry – Two Posters

"Let my people go" was the struggle slogan that demanded the Russian government to enable Jews who wished to do so leave the country:
1. March for Soviet Jewry. Poster calling to participate in a march for Soviet Jews, on behalf of Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry. New York, the 1970's.
54 cm.
2. Let our people go – Coalition to free Soviet Jews. New York, the 1970's. 42.5 cm.
Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 278

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Membership Cards in Polish – Jerusalem

Two identity cards of Rachel Sternfeld, Jerusalem:
1. The Polish Refugees' Committee – Identity Card, member identity card of Polish Refugees' Committee, Nablus Road, Jerusalem, 1944. 11 cm. Fair condition. Worn and stained.
2. Polish Red Cross in Jerusalem. Membership card in Polish Red Cross in Jerusalem. 1945.
10.5 cm. Good condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 609

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Herzl Postcards – JNF

Postcard with likeness of Herzl, and JNF publicity on the other side in Hungarian, and the stamp of a Zionist movement in Romania on the front.
Fair condition, 2 cm. tear – no omission.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 242

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In the Arms of Death – Paris, 1946

In de arems fun toyt [in the arms of death], Mordechai Sarna, Paris, 1946.
Colored illustration on the cover and a few illustrations in the book by A. Weitz of Paris. Stories about the holocaust and poems. Print-run of 500 copies.
251, [1] pages, 19 cm. Good condition. Few foxing stains. Edges of cover torn and creased.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 492

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Yitzchak Sadeh – Dedication in Book

"What was the Novelty of Palmach – Defense Tactics", Yitzchak Sadeh. Po'alim Publishers, 1950.
There is a handwritten dedication by the author on the first page: "To the champion of song / from a plain general / Yitzchak Sadeh", dated.
Sadeh, (1890-1952), IDF general, one of the Hagana's commanders, and founder and first commander of Palmach.
142, [1] pages, 16 cm. Good condition. Moth damages on the front cover. Torn spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 334

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Israelite – Speak Hebrew – Collection of Notes by the “Lanugage protectors Regimen”

9 colored notes by "Protectors of Hebrew Lanuage Regimen". Jerusalem the 1920's-1930's.
"Resurrection of Language – Resurrection of People"; "Bible Language – Israelite's Language! When asked what your language is answer – Hebrew!"; Israelite Learn Hebrew"; "Israelite Buy the Hebrew Book"; "One language – One Soul" and more.
Average size 15 X 2.5cm. Good condition. Some notes are stained.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 269

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Entrance Ticket to Horserace – Rishon Le’tzion

Two entrance tickets to the Palestine Racecourse and Sports Stadium, Rishon Le'tzion, Sarafand. Ticket price: 95 mil. 1940s.
Horseback riding as a sport was more developed during the British Mandate period than it is now, as can be seen from this item. Ink-stamps and postage stamps.
7x10 cm. Fair condition. Slightly worn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 290

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The Fatal Mistake – A Call to Religious Jews to Purchase Zionsit Shekels – Warsaw, 1939

The Fatal Mistake – A Call to Religious Jews, by Dr. Simcha Bunim Feldman. Warsaw, 1939.
Booklet dealing with Zionistic matters, by Simcha Bunim Feldman of the Mizrahi Movement [brother of the author Binyamin Feldman]. At the booklet's end, there is a call to religious Jews to purchase Zionist shekels.
15 pages, 19.5 cm. Good condition. Few tears and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 397

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Letter by Beitar Regiment in Ekron to Headquarters in Tel Aviv, 1936

Letter from Beitar regiment camp in Ekron, to recruitment-headquarters in Tel Aviv, October 1936.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 305

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Herzl – Colorful Printed Picture

Dr. Herzl. Colorful printed charcoal drawing by L. Blum, Jerusalem, 1934. Printed by Temunah Publishing, Jerusalem.
45x27.5 cm. Good condition. Bottom edges are cut, slightly torn edges. Holes in bottom, slight moisture stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 613

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Kaminetz Hotel

Early publicity postcards for the Kaminetz Hotel in Jerusalem.
Without postcard dividing line in back.
Good condition, handwritten inscription.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 687

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Idea and Action – Herzl and Herbert Samuel

Postcard with photos of Zionist leaders, thinkers and men of acion. Herzl and Herbert Samuel appear in center. Pictures include Bialik, Weizmann, Jabotinsky and others. Made by Greenspan.
Fair condition. Small omissions on edges, stains, and traces of glue.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 751

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Tarshish Publishing House Catalogue – Dr. Moshe Shpitzer

Dr. Moshe Shpitzer, books-letters-design. Catalogue of an exhibition in the National Library. Jerusalem, 1981.
Tarshish publishing house catalogue, with introduction and indices. Typical of Dr. Shpitzer the booklet is in good taste and meticulously done. Hebrew and English.
Good condition, few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 337

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Announcement Concerning an Agricultural Show in Jaffa, 1926

About the Agricultural show in Jaffa. Announcement by the secretary of the organizing committee of the agricultural show, Government Palace, Jaffa, 1926.
"In view of the abnormal shortage of rain and the consequent poverty of crops throughout the country it has been decided to postpone the holding of the show until April 1926". English, Hebrew and Arabic.
30 cm. Good condition. Few stains and creases. Filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 410

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Afternoon News – Jerusalem – June 1948

4 issues of "Afternoon News" published by the Jerusalem Workers Council, 1.6.1948 till 8.6.1948.
Printed during the siege on Jerusalem, when the National Institutes had to supply the news. These newspapers appeared daily, printed on a type-writer and stenciled and contained news about the war.
[12] leaves attached, 33 cm. Good condition. Tears to last leaf, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 870

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In Song and in Etching – Yonatan Simon, 1939

In Song and in Etching, journal of poems and etchings, dedicated to work, conquest and protection. Published by the National Hashomer Hatza'ir Kibbutz, [1939].
The first book is published by Hapo'alim library. "the book's poems, full of pathos, are accompanied by linoleum etchings, which mostly describe work and guarding scenes. The descriptive, expressionist documentation in these etchings was influenced… by Franz Masereel" (Yovel Danieli). Handwritten dedication, from the Buber family.
5 printings of Yonatan Simon.
79 pages, 27.5 cm. Fair condition. Corner (3x3) damaged throughout the book and cover. Front cover is detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 209

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Jews and War Against Hitler – Moscow, 1941

Yidn un di milchume mit hitlern, David Berglson. "Der Emes" publishing, Moscow, 1941.
Berglson (1884-1952), Yiddish playright writer. Was executed by Stalin in 1952. Booklet in Yiddish.
20 pages, 16.5 cm. Good condition. Creases and stains, ink stamps.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 316

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Self Evaluation Notebook for Emptier of the Box – Poland, 1934

Self evaluation notebook, belonging to David Levin, member of Histadrut Ha'oved, in the city of Novo-Sevanciani (Sevancian, Poland), 1934.
Ink-stamp on the inner cover "JNF, the Novo-Sevanciani bureau, Geula Titnu La'aretz".
One the first page there is a list of the box-emptying dates and the sum collected. On the back cover – illustration of Israel's map.
[2] leaves, 14 cm. Good condition. Stains. Filing hole.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 616

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Hebrew Gymnasium in Grodno

Real photo – group picture, printed inscription in front "Second year graduates of Tarbut Gymnasium, Grodna, with the Governmental Testing Committee 1932-3".
Names of people in photograph appear in back in handwriting. Ink-stamped by photographer from Grodno (Horodna).
Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 339

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Charity Society in Haifa – Two Booklets, the 1920’s

1. Regulations of a charity society in Haifa (established 1926). Haifa, 1928. 8 pages, 17 cm. Fair condition.
2. Charity Society, Haifa, balance sheet of 1928 and list of members' donation. Haifa, 1929. 12 pages, 17 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 455

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Yismach Moshe – Melody and Musical Notes – Nachum Sternheim

Jismach Mojsche - Melody and Musical Notes by Nachum Sternheim. [Poland, 1917?].
Title-page with photo of the author, song with three verses and musical notes. Above the title, handwritten inscription: "I received this from Nachum Sternheim in Lvov 1917-1918".
[4] pages, 15 cm. Fair condition. Stains, creases, folding marks, writing in pen and pencil.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 625

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Nathan Birenbaum

Postcard commemorating Nathan Birenbaum, 1864-1914.
Drawn portrait with dates of birth and passing, and a quote of one of his sayings underneath, in three languages. Va'ad Hayovel publishing, Liblin.
Fair condition. Creased and stained, stamps have been removed, penciled inscriptions on either side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 423

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Entrance Card to the Constituent Assembly, 1949

Entrance card to the opening session of the Constituent Assembly on Tu BeShvat, 14.2.1949.
8 X 11 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 340

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Jewish Telegraph Agency – London, the 1920’s

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, established 1919. Managers: meir Grossman and Ya'akov Landau. [London, the 1920's].
Booklet about the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in London and its bulletin. Quotations of well-known people and their opinion about the bulletin.
16 pages, 21 cm. Fair condition. Foxing stains. Rough tear to upper edge of cover and leaves.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 630

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Postcard in Honor of Jabotinsky’s 61th Birthday

Postcard in Honor of Jabotinsky's 61th Birthday with the Hebrew inscription "If I forget thee, Jerusalem, let my left hand wither". Published by Keren Beitar in Israel, 1949.
Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 257

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Donation Receipts – JNF – Zionist Shekel

6 various receipts for donations to JNF, and a Zionist shekel of "Zeiri Zion" in Germany.
Sizes vary, good condition. Two receipts with filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 276

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Help for Austrian Prisoners, 1938-1939

Donation card "Help for Austrian Prisoners" equal to 500 mil, from Israel.
"The sums collected by the association… shall be designated for the transportation of children from Austria to Israel… and helping Austrian immigrants".
12x16 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 424

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Prayer for I.D.F and the People of Israel When Removing the Torah from the Ark

Prayer for Israel Defence Forces and the people of Israel while taking the Torah out of the ark. At the end of the prayer, in bold letters: "Let the spirit of G-d rest on David Ben Gurion….".
35 cm. Fair condition. Stains, slight tears and folding marks.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 341

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Devar Ha-Yamin Ha-Eyle – 1929 Events – Two Issues

1. " Devar Ha-Yamin Ha-Eyle" issue. Tel Aviv, Friday, 30.8.29. In charge and publisher: Avraham Aharoni.
2"Devar Ha-Yamim" issue. Tel Aviv, Sunday, 1.9.29. In charge: Meir Bilik.
Detialed lists of victims in Hebron, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and the Moshavot with description of events in each region.
8 pages in each issue, 37.5 cm. Fair-poor condition. Detaches leaves, Many tears to edges, stains and slight moth damages.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 234

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Lamentation for the Murdered Under the German Regime – Tunisia, 1946

Kinat Makatilna that kadmat alaleman [lamentation for the murdered under the German regime]. All rights reserved to Gaston Gues, Mohel. Tunisia. Printing permit of July 1946.
Poem written in Arabic in Hebrew letters, with latin letters transcription, verse by verse.
8 pages, 22.5 cm. Good condition. Few slight tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 598

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Consrtuction of Children’s Home in Horodenka, 1926

Group photograph, "baim boyen kinderhaym" [with the builders of children's home], October 21 1926.
Attached to cardboard. On back side a photographer of Horodenka ink stamp, eastern Galicia and a handwritten description – establishment of a Jewish neighborhood in the city of Horodenka.
23 X 17 cm, on cardboard 24 X 18.5 cm. Good condition. Few stains. Ownership ink stamps and handwritten description on reverse side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 960

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Six Mezuzas

Six mezuzas of copper and silver, first half of the 20th century.
Some of the mezuzas bear manufacturer and silver marks, most of them in Eretz Yisrael style, some of them with parchment.
Varying size and condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 43

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Moshav Beit Cherut, 1957

Pesach Haggadah, Beit Cherut, 1957.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations (printed cover). Many traditional passages alongside with some reading-texts and non-traditional songs.
[1] Title cover, 16 leaves, 22 cm. Good condition. Tears to edges of cover.
Does not appear in Natan Steiner's "Kibbutz Haggadot" catalogue.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 139

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Eccleciastes – Illustrations by E.M.Lilien – Berlin, 1938

Ecclesiastes. Berlin, New Year 1938.
Book of Kohelet in Hebrew and German, page facing page, with illustrations by the artist E.M. Lilien. Part of the verses in German were printed in red ink.
One of the last Hebrew books printed in Germany under Nazi regime.
63, [1] page, 15.5 cm. Good condition. Two moth-holes to cover and a few leaves. Stains, creases to cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 393

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Prayer in Honor of High Commissioner Herbert Samuel, Rav Kook, 1922

Prayer in honor of High Commissioner who recovered. Jerusalem, 1922.
Prayer in honor of High Commissioner of Palestine who was sick. Composed by Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Ha-Cohen Kook and announced to be read on Saturday in all of the synagogues by the cantor and the public.
[2] pages face to face, vowelized text. 32 X 22.5 cm. Poor condition. Stains and creases, nonprofessionally restored tears with paper tape, with some omissions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 425

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Prayer Booklets for Memorial Day and for the Victims of the War of Independence

6 prayer-booklets for the Day of Independence and for its victims. Published by the Ministry of Religions, Jerusalem, early 1950's.
"Prayers for Memorial Day, for the heroes of the War of Independence, on Day of Independence eve.", "Prayers for Day of Independence", by chief rabbis Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Halevy Herzog and Rabbi Ben Zion Meir Chai Uziel.
7-16 pages per booklet, 16 cm. Good condition. Stains to edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 12

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Kibbutz Kefar Giladi, 1943

[Pesach Haggada, Kibbutz Kefar Giladi, 1943].
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with hand-painted illustrations. Some passages of the traditional text alongside with references to the holocaust and the diaspora, reading passages about spring and reference to the "Teheran Children": " In two Egyptian trains the young Olim from Teheran arrive, in all 1,200 people…".
[22] pages, 21 cm. Fair condition. Missing cover. Tear to first leaf, tears to last leaves. Restored with paper-tape. Place and date handwritten by pen on last page.
See "Kibbutz Haggadot" by Natan Steiner, page 14, where he mentions the above citation from the 1943 Kefar Giladi Haggadah.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 34

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Kibbutz Kefar Ha-Choresh, 1950

Pesach Haggadah, Kefar Ha-Choresh, 1950.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. A few traditional passages with changes, alongside with many spring season passages and reference to the War of Independence victims.
20 leaves, 20.5 X 15 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 128

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Report by Dr. Italiener from the Field, 1914

Berichte des herrn Dr. Italiener aus dem felde, October and December 1914. Printed in Darmstadt, Germany.
Printed document including two reports by (Rabbi?) Dr. Italiener to the Jewish community of Darmstadt.
In his report, Dr. Italiener relates to the situation of Jewish soldiers in field hospitals, traveling in his private car to take care of their welfare despite not being a soldier. German.
4 pages, 29 cm. Good condition. Fold marks, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 628

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Shana Tova – Jewish Army – 1944

"Ha-Tashad Shnat Hakamat Tsava Ivri" ("1944 year of establishment of Jewish Army"). Shana Tova greeting card, 1943.
Illustrated with soldiers flying flag of Israel, airplanes and portrait of Ze'ev Jabotinsky.
Verso has no division for use as postcard.
2 filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 580

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Photograph of a “Melamed” in a Cheder

Photograph of a "melamed" teaching children in a cheder the Alpha-Beth. [Eretz Yisrael 1930's].
21.5 X 16 cm. Good condition. Detached from cardboard to which it was attached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 655

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Chanuka Song – Vienna, 1918

Postcard with song for Chanuka in German, with the musical notes.
Not mailed.
Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 23

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Kibbutz Ashdot Ya’akov, 1942

Pesach Haggadah, Ashdot Ya'akov, 1942.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations and a printed cover. Passages from the traditional text and from Jewish sources alongside with songs by Rachel, Bialik, reading-texts about the holocaust and more.
[1] Title cover, 22 leaves, 26.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Tears and creases to edges of leaves. Stained cover, torn edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 181

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Letter by Alfred Dreyfud from Devils Island – Warsaw, 1898

Letters by the prisoner in Devils Island, handed to print by Avraham Shalom Friedberg. Warsaw, 1898.
"All the letters, written by Captain Alfred Dreyfus in his own handwriting to his wife from the site of his prison, as well as all the letters he sent to her from his exile in Devils Island for four years until the last days".
The book was printed during the period in which Dreyfus was in prison on Devils Island. Name of translator from French into Hebrew is unknown.
112 pages, 20.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains. Pencil inscriptions, library-ink stamps. Tears to edges of binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 235

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In a Ghetto Street – Lino-cuts – London,1942

In a ghetto gas [In a Ghetto Street], Ben-A. Sochachewsky. London, 1942.
Six lino-cuts by the artist Maurice Sochachewsky on the cover and inside the booklet. Yiddish and some English.
12 pages, [4] lino-cuts plates, 20.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains and creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 259

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Food for Passover – Vienna – First World War

4 notes for receiving Passover food:
1. Flour distribution for orphans through the 1915 Help-Commission in Vienna. Safed.
2. Wine for the four cups, from above association.
3. Kilo of potatoes for Passover, sent by the above association.
4. Mazzoth Bezugskarte. Kultusgemeinde. Israel. Vienna, 1918.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 383

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Guide to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Environs, Conard Shick

Führer durch die Grabeskirche und ihre Umgebung, Von Dr. C. Shick, Königl Wüttemb. Baurat in Jerusalem. Jerusalem, 1898.
Guide to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and environs, by Dr. Conard Shick (1822-1901), architect, archeologist, researcher of Israel, among the well known archeologists in Jerusalem during the time the Jews started building new neighborhoods outside the Walls.
28 pages, 17 cm. Good condition. Cover and pages wholly or partially detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 415

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War of Independence – Various Certificates

Card of Supervisor in Tel Aviv Civil Guard, November 1948.
Service-Card, soldier in National Military Organisation (Etzel) Forces . Not used.
Mishmar Ha-Am Membership card – civil guard of Haifa, August 1948.
Certificate of recruit to Mishmar Ha-Am, Tel Aviv, July 1948.
11 cm approximately, good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 369

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Miniature Prayer-Booklet for Jewish Soldiers – Vienna, 1915

Andachtsbüchlein für Jüdische Krieger im felde, von feldrabbiner Dr. Arnold Frankfurter. Prayer-booklet for Jewish soldiers by Rabbi Arnold Frankfurt, translated into Hungarian by Rabbi Ernst Deutsch. Vienna, 1915.
Miniature booklet, with prayers in German, Hungarian and Hebrew. With portrait of Franz Joseph the first.
[4] 58 pages. 6.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 599

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Photograph of Members of the Sierpc (Sherpetz) Gemach – Poland, 1930

Group photograph glued to cardboard, in the center is the inscription “Members of the Committee of the Sherpetz Gemach (charity fund), 1930”. On the back of the cardboard in handwriting are the names of those appearing in the photograph and the photographer.
16x21.5 cm Good condition, foxing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 769

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Y.L. Peretz – Plays – Illustrations by Shimon-Ber Kratka – Warsaw, 1909

Dramen, volume of the writings of Y. L. Peretz. "Progress" publishing house, Warsaw, 1909.
Six plays by Y.L. Peretz, on the title page of each play a full-page illustration in lithographic print by Shimon Ber Kratka. Binding not original with an attached illustration of the original binding.
27.5 cm. Good condition. Binding loose, with damages. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 833

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Alephbeis – Bucharest, 1949

Alephbeis, Melukhe farlag, Bucharest, 1949.
Many illustrations, colorful cover. A folded Aleph-Beth board at the end of the booklet. The letter "Chet" and "Taf" were omitted from the book and from the board.
80 pages, [1] board, 24 cm. Good condition. Stains to first leaves and front cover. Original cover, damaged.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 863

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Shaul Raskin – Land of Palestine

Land of Palestine, Shaul Raskin. New York, 1947.
Hundreds of sketches by Raskin of scenes of Israel, figures from the Tanach and Halutzim. Yiddish, Hebrew and English.
360 pages, 29x36.5 cm. Good condition. Stains throughout the book and on the cover. Original cover, without paper jacket.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 2

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Pesach Haggadah – Budapest, 1936

Haggáda, Peszach estéjére. Edited by Erno Nameny and Karloy Pap. Budapest, 1936.
Pesach Haggadah in Hungarian, with a few passages in Hebrew. Printed from left to right, with etchings by Sandor Kolozsvari. A booklet with musical notes is enclosed in the end with a special title page.
60, [3]; 8 pages, 23.5 cm. Good condition. Binding partly detached.
Yaari 2216, Otzar 3564.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 44

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Kibbutz Dorot, the 1950’s

Pesach Haggadah, Dorot, no printing date (the 1950's). Typesetting by Elisheva Nadel and Moshe Lublinsky, Tel Aviv.
Non-traditional printed haggadah, with illustrations (illustrations on the cover and in the haggadah are hand-painted). Passages of the traditional text and of Jewish sources alongside with reading-texts by Frishman, Tchernichovsky, Bialik, Alterman and others.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 140

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Yearbook of Jewish Organizations in Schleswig-Holstein

Jahrbuch für die Jüdischen gemeinden Schleswig-Holsteins und der Hansestädte. Hamburg, 1938.
Yearbook of Jewish organizations in Schleswig-Holstein (Germany). Including lists of organizations and Jewish activists, essays and a few photographic plates. A Jewish calendar and some advertisements appear in the end. German and some Hebrew.
157, XVII pages, 23 cm. Good condition. Stains and tears to edges of cover. Original cover, newly bound in cardboard binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 608

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Congress Postcards

1. The 14th Congress, Vienna, 1925. Rimmer 48, mailed to Romania; bears Congress stamp.
2. 18th Representative meeting of the Zionist Histadrut in Romania, 1922. Not sent.
Good condition, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 748

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Or Zarua – Tel-Aviv, 1929 – Nachum Gutman

Sefer Or Zarua, Ya'akov Horovitz; with ten drawings by Nachum Gutman. Published by Ketuvim, Tel-Aviv, 1929.
Ten stories related to the Expulsion from Spain with unique drawings by Gutman. Handwritten dedication by the author. Original printed paper cover. First edition.
44, [2] pages, 28.5 cm.
Good condition. Paper cover is torn with pieces missing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 822

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Ha-Zoreah – Illustrated Study Book

Ha-Zorea, Avraham Shlomo Gold. "Samitca" publishing, Romania, 1913.
"Ha-Zorea, study and reading book for Yeshurun children, first edition with seven hundred pictures and drawings". Including interesting language-novelae for example car=carriage, airplane = flying car. On page 125 appears a prayer for Kind Karl I.
172, [2] pages, 20 cm. Good condition. Stains. Original binding, worn, stampled with two education-tax stamps of Romania.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 970

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Tomb of Rachel

Oil painting of the Tomb of Rachel (painting-like in oil), in fine original frame.
16 X 12 cm, framed 22 X 17 cm. Good condition, frame broken into two.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 13

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Kibbutz Heftzibah, 1944

Pesach Haggadah, Heftzibah, 1944.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Some passages from the traditional text alongside with songs and reading-texts by Bialik, Berl Katzenelsohn, Zerubavel, Yehuda Ha-Levy and others. Passages with references to the holocaust and Ha'apala to Eretz Yisrael.
17 pages, 20.5 X 16.5 cm. Text in very good condition. Foxing-stains on cover and some creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 35

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Kibbutz Ma’ayan Baruch, 1950

Pesach Haggadah, Ma'ayan Baruch, 1950.
Non-traditional haggadah, lithographic print, with illustrations. Printed in Tel Aviv. Passages of the traditional text alongside with songs and reading-texts about spring , "kumu to'ey Midbar" and other songs.
32 pages, 24 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains on cover.
First haggadah of this kibbutz established in 1947.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 129

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Memorial Booklet for War Victims – Herzl Society, 1919

Den gefallenen Brüdern, Der Herzl-Bund [our fallen brothers], Berlin, 1919.
Memorial booklet for 20 Herzl Society members, killed in First World War, most of them at the age of 20-30.
Printed memorial passages in German and two Hebrew prayer leaves in lithographic print.
29, [2] pages, 22.5 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 267

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Sheets of Payment Means from Hebron

Three sheets of 20-25-30 "bills" of 1-5-10 Egyptian grush (respectively). Noach Imerman, Hebron, 1920s.
Noach Imerman, owner of the bakery in Hebron, issued these payment means for the city residents. Unlike other payment means from that period, his factory's name wasn't written on the notes. See enclosed article by Dov Ganichovsky.
3 sheets with 75 "bills", 15x23 cm on average. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 241

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On the Destruction of My Home – Bergen-Belsen, 1947

Shtil vi in rayvitz (oyfen churben fun maein hime)[still quiet in Reivitz (Poland), on the destruction of my home], by Shmuel Drelichman. Bergen-Belsen, 1947.
Poems and text printed on a type writer and stenciled, about the war. A few photographs and list of names.
46 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Few stains. Cardboard envelope.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 500

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Gershom Shalom – Handwritten Letter

Handwritten letter by Gershom Shalom, addressed to Mr. Shatz. Jerusalem, March 1973.
Prof. Shalom confirm the receipt of a written "project" on a topic with which they had lightly dealt in the 1920's, and with which Prof. Shalom did not identify. Prof. Shalom notes that he had found a number of mistakes in the project, but due to lack of time he would not write what they were.
Single leaf written on either side in German. Inscribed in Hebrew on top: "Prof. Gershom Shalom, Jerusalem, 28 Abarbanel St."
21 cm. Fair condition. Stained.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 577

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Aliyat Ha-No’ar – Two Photo Albums

Two consecutive photo-albums, Europe and Eretz Yisrael, 1930's to the 1950's.
In the first album there are 102 photographs and in the second 58 photographs presenting nature scenes and urban sites, of trips to Europe in the early 1930's: France, Fermany and Belgium.
The photographs of 1936 and on, the year that the photographer made aliyah with "Aliyat Ha-Noa'ar", feature landscapes in Eretz Yisrael, trips, Kevutzat "Ba-Ma'aleh", training with arms and photographs of the War of Independence in Jerusalem.
Varying size of photographs – average size 6 X 9 cm, one photograph 23.5 X 17 cm. Good condition, cloth cover a little torn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 581

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Soldiers of the Jewish Regiment Praying, 1919

Large photograph, soldiers of the Jewish Regiment during prayer. Rafi'ach, summer 1919.
Detailed description in pen on reverse side "Jewish soldiers of the Jewish Regiment snipers of the king in first world war…during prayer most probably on Shabat in Rafi'ach…".
35 X 25 cm. Poor condition. Creases and many tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 656

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Va’ad Hayeshivot – Vilna, 1935

Shana Tova postcards from the Va'ad Hayeshivot of Vilna (headed by Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky) to the committee activists. Reminder to collect pledges and request to add new members. Rosh Hashana 1935.
Good condition. Torn filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 24

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Kibbutz Ashdot Ya’akov, 1947

Pesach Haggadah, Ashdot Ya'akov, 1947
Non-traditional Pesach Haggadah, reproduction of artistic manuscript and illustrations. Including parts of the traditional text alongside with Bialik's poems: "Kumu To'ey Midbar" and "Davar", Shlonsky's "Neder" and references to the Holocaust and the Ha'apala.
29 pages, 21 cm. Good condition except for a dark stain on the back cover and on the bottom of all the pages.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 66

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House Warming of “Tarbut” School in Zgurita, 1938

Zu der chanukat-habayit fun der "tarbut" shul, Zgutia. Printed in Kishinev, 1938.
Booklet published on the occasion of Shabtai and Sima Rapaport "Tarbut" school house warming in the city of Zgurita, Romania. Photographs, teachers' speeches in Hebrew, the rest of the booklet in Yiddish and Romanian. Signed and numbered copy.
32, 29 pages, 23 cm. Fair condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 288

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Plan for Settlement in Palestine – Blau-Weiss – Munich, 1923

Die Karlsruher siedlung – plan einer Blau-Weiss werkstätte in Palästina. Munich, 1923.
Die Karlsruher siedlung (Germany) – plan of the Blau-Weiss (Blue-White) movement to establish settlements in Palestine. Archituctural plans, financial calculations, photographs of building and members' work in the movement. German.
Youth movement "Blau-Weiss" was founded in Germany in 1912 for sons and daughters of assimilated families, who were rejected by the national German youth movements who refused to accept young Jews. In 1922 the movement adopted the Zionist concept and encouraged its members to be trained in agricultural and professional work in order to be prepared for Aliyah to Eretz Yisrael.
24 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Stains. Folding mark to last leaf and to back cover

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Auction 9 Lot Number 260

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Sleeping Card for Refugee – Berlin, 1923

Sleeping card for refugee hostel. Berlin, 1923.
14 cm. Fair condition. Pieces torn off of corners, tears on folding mark.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 384

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Misgav Ladach Hospital and Yehudit Street – Incomes and Expenses – Jerusalem, End of 19th Century

1. Yehudit Street income and expense for the Sephardi community in "Yemin Moshe" society. Jerusalem, 1899. Yehudit street committee accounts booklet, on last leaf private account for owner of plot number 19, with breakdown handwritten in Sephardi handwriting and signed by committee of Yehudit street. Rare.
2. Account of Misgav Ladach hospital in Jerusalem and announcement of society's activities. Jerusalem, 1898. Breakdown of incomes, general lists and number of patients who visited the hospital.
Various sizes, fair-good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 491

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Avraham Yossef Stiebel – Dedication to Menachem Ussishkin

Iridion, by Sigmunt Krashinsky. Avraham Yossef Stiebel Publishing, Warsaw, 1920.
Preceding the title page appears a handwritten dedication by the publisher "To Mr. M.M. Ussishkin with love and admiration, Avraham Yossef Stiebel".
XXVIII, 226 pages, 22 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 726

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Hirsch Perez Chajes – Bibliography

Bibliographie der Schriften, Reden und Vortrage von Hirsch Perez Chajes [bibliography of my writings, sermons and lectures Hirsch Perez Chajes] by Morris Rosenfeld and Shaul Chajes, Vienna, 1932.
Bibliography of Chajes works, chief rabbi of Vienns between the years 1921-1925.
[1], 48 pages, 23 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 834

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Otzareinu – Hebrew Study Book – Iran, 1951

Otzareinu, part one. Published by Otzar Ha-Torah and the Joint, Iran, 1954.
Study book for Hebrew reading and grammar for children. Simple drawings in black and white for words, actions, objects and situations for study purposes. A few inscriptions in pencil in the book.
135 pages, 21.5 cm. Good condition, soft cover – slightly torn, partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 962

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Jewelry, Penknife and a Cigarette Holder Made in Eretz Yisrael

1. Silver Brooch (935) in the shape of the digit "8", signed: Palestine
2. Silver token (935) "Machabai" with a pinhole on top.
3. Copper token with the letter "צ " engraved within a circle.
4. Silver brooch in the shape of two shoes set with a blue gem. Signed: Jerusalem.
5. Silver brooch (925) oblong, signed:Bezalel Jerusalem.
6. Silver brooch in the shape of a dagger in a sheath, Filigree. Signed:Sterling, Made in Palestine.
7. Silver cigarette holder (935) signed: Jerusalem.
8. Square pendant, Moshe with the Tablets of the Ten Commandments. Signed: Palbal, Made in Israel.
9. Penknife with drawing of the Map of Eretz Yisrael, the Western Wall, Tower of David and the 12 Tribes.
Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 151

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Sukkot Newspaper Edition – Trieste, 1888

Gratis Auflage der Union [free issue of the Union], commerce newspaper. Trieste, 1888.
Special edition dedicated to Sukkot holiday. The inner section lists prices of lulav sets. German, Yiddish and some Hebrew quotes.
[4] pages, 31 cm. Fair condition. Stains, torn edges, several moth holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 431

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Israeli Tanks and Aircrafts Photographed by the Jordanian Army

189 photographs of Israeli tanks, cannons, armed vehicles, aircrafts and helicopters. Photographed, probably, by the Jordanian army, the 1960's.
Black and white photographs, some of them numbered, some with a description in Arabic by pencil on the back or on the front. It seems that the photographs were taken for intelligence purposes to get information about the power of the Israeli army.
11 X 8 cm average size. Fair to good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 707

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David Avidan – Collection of Documents

Collection of printed documents by David Avidan: invitation to an exhibition; official documents of "the 30th century" publishing hours; The 30th century films – activity leaf; David Avidan in three languages – leaf for "Book Week" 1968 and more.
Varying size, very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 14

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Kibbutz Ma’agan, 1944

Pesach Haggadah, Kibbutz Ma'agan, 1944.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Many passages of the traditional text and from Jewish sources alongside with "Kumu To'ey Midbar" and some references to the holocaust and the ghettos.
[1] Title cover, [18] leaves, 21 cm. Fair condition, foxing stains, cover on dry fragile paper, tears to spine and edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 36

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I.D.F, 1950 – Illustrations by Aryeh Allweil

Pesach Haggadah for I.D.F. soldiers, published by the Chief Military Rabbinate, 1950.
Artistic handwriting with illustrations by Aryeh Allweil. The haggadah opens with a blessing by Chief Military Rabbi Shlomo Goren followed by Pesach regulations for soldiers.
48 pages, 22 cm. Good condition. Stains to cover and to first few leaves. Tear to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 657

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Habonim Group in Plotzk – Shana Tova Wishes, 1938

Two Shana Tova wishes. Plotzk, Poland, 1938.
"Wishing you a year of work and aliya, the A. H. H. Akiva Company, Builder Group in Plutzk."
One has a picture of the Great Synagogue in Tel Aviv and the other has a portrait of Herzl.
6x12 cm. Good condition. Stained. Sharpened edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 940

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Charity Box – Orphanage for Girls in Jerusalem

Metal charity box, "General orphanage for girls in Jerusalem, established 1902". Jerusalem, post 1948.
On front of box a drawing of a girl in her room holding a doll.
Height: 12 cm, width: 10 cm, depth: 5 cm. Good condition, some rust, scratches.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 67

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History of Zagreb Jews

Povijest Zagrebačke Židovske općine od osnutka do 50-tih godina 19. Vijeka, Prof. Gavro Schwarz. [History of the Jewish Community in Zabreb from its establishment]. Zagreb, 1939.
Booklet about the Jews in Zagreb, with many biographical details, lists of names, photographs of the synagogue and other building of the community. Croatian.
106 pages, 23 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains. Creases to corners of leaves. Stains on cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 237

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Work Makes Free – Picture Book – Bratislava, 1946

Arbeit Macht Frei, Francis Reichentál. Published by the Central Union of Slovakia-Bratislava Jews, Bratislava, 1946.
16 black and white illustrations by Francis Reichental. Concentration camps, barbed wire fence, partisans and more.
Copy no. 97 from 100-copy numbered edition, signed by the artist.
[8] pages, [16] plates, 35 cm. Fair condition. Stains, creases. Tied with lace.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 536

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Share Designed by Gur-Aryeh and Raban/Receipt “Bikur Cholim”

1. Share, Company for Turning Eretz Yisrael Yeshiva Students into Farmers Ltd. "Graphica" printing press, Jerusalem, late 1920's or early 1930's. Dessign: Meir Gur-Aryeh and Zeev Raban, "Bezalel". Includes original stub.
34 X 17 cm. Good condition.
2. Receipt for donation to "Bikur Cholim" hospital in Jerusalem. Lithographic print. Monsohn, Jerusalem, 1920's. Includes the original stub supposed to be left in hospital's receipt book.
49 X 23 cm. Good condition, tears to edges and creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 767

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Trit Bay Trit – Literary Anthology – Warsaw, 1938

Trit Bay Trit [Step by Step], Literary anthology edited by L. Elitzky and Y. Rotenberg. Warsaw, 1938.
Divided into three: "The Synagogue", "At Home and Outside" and "City". Many pieces by Kaday Molodovsky, Y"L Peretz, K. Chokovsky, Shalom Aleichem, Peretz Marakish and many more. In addition the story by Mani Leib "Yingl Tsingl Khvat" with illustrations by E. Lissitzky. Yiddish. Many illustrations.
244, [2] pages, 22.5 cm. Fair condition. Cover detached and worn. Title page partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 929

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K.K.L. Cap

Cloth Cap of K.K.L. New York.
Hebrew and English writing in blue letters "Keren Kayemet Le-Israel", "Jewish National Fund".
Folded: 28.5 X 7.5 cm. Very good condition. Few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 56

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End of Wandering Poem – Romania

Lied der oysvenderer fun Pashkani [Pashkani end of wandering poem]. Pashakani (Romania, after holocaust?).
Ten-verses rhymed poem in Yiddish. With an enclosed handwritten draft leaf, with identical contents, arranged exactly as the printed leaf.
[4] pages, 17 cm in print; [3] pages, 15.5 cm manuscript. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 396

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Agreements Between the Zionist Organization and the Revisionist Party – Documents – London, 1933-1934

1. Manifest of the executive board [of the Zionist Organization] regarding the Revisionist Party. Including a petition to the Revisionists to make peace between the parties. London, March 1933.
2. Manners of the political polemic. Draft of agreement between the Zionist management headed by David Ben Gurion and the Revisionist party headed by Zeev Zabotinsky. London, October 1934. Draft of agreement being one of "London Agreements" signed between Ben Gurion and Zabotinsky in London with the intervention of Pinchas Rutenberg in the 1930's.
3. Letter from the deputy general secretary of the Jewish Agency to Berl Loker of the Zionist Organization in London concerning agreements between Ben Gurion and Zabotindky. Copy to Pinchas Rutenberg. December 1934.
Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 620

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Partition of Palestine – Weisental

Partition of Palestine, illustration of Shimon Weisental, depicting map of Israel, gun shaped like a large Arab holding a sword, with its smaller part – a frightened Jew. Tzel publishing, The newspaper of the Jewish State party in Lvov.
Good condition, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 15

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Kibbutz Beit Keshet, 1945

Pesach Haggadah, Kibbutz Beit Keshet, 1945.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Passages of the traditional text with some diverse reading-texts by Israeli writers and poets.
[1] Title cover, 24 pages, 24 cm. Good condition. Foxing. Tears and creases to edges of cover. First Haggadah of this Kibbutz established one year earlier.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 37

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Ramot Ha-Shavim, 1951

Pesach Haggadah, Ramot Ha-Shavim, 1951.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Some traditional text alongside with a variation on "Four Sons": "four exiles reach their end..Babel, Yemen, Poland and Ashkenaz..". Reading-texts and songs relating to these four exiles, songs about the spring season and more.
[1] Title cover, 10 leaves, 27.5 cm. Good condition. Back cover missing? Foxing-stains, mainly to cover.
Does not appear in Natan Steiner "Kibbutz Haggadot" catalogue.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 345

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Eretz Yisrael Guide – Acre, 1935

Eretz Yisrael Guide, 1935-1936. [National Printing Press] Acre-Palestine, 1935.
Eretz Yisrael guide in Arabic. Title on the cover and on the title page is in English and Hebrew. Photographs and advertisements. On the cover appears a handwritten inscription: "Rare an additional copy is unknown of", and indeed additional copies are not known of.
[1], 16, 49, [13] pages, 22.5 cm. Fair condition. Cover detached and torn. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 407

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A Nation is Born – Records of the United Nations General Assemly on November 29,1947 – Weizmann – Ben Gurion

A nation is born, a historic vote for a Jewish State. Banner publishing, United States.
A cardboard package with three playing records. The first one includes speeches by Aba Hilel Silver, Moshe Shertok and David Ben Gurion in front of the League of Nations; the second record includes speeches by Chaim Weizmann and Moshe Shertok; the third record contains the vote about the Partition Plan. Writing on the records and on the packaging is in English.
26.5 cm. Records in very good condition. Tears to borders of packaging cardboard.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 359

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Kevutzat Ha-Chugim in Beit Ha-Arava – Two Booklets

1. Songs for Tu Be-Shvat and for the inauguration of the water plant in Kevutzat Ha-Chugim in Beit Ha-Arava. 1946.
2. Songs of the humoristic play "The Gold Fish", bu Kevutzat Ha-Chugim – Beit Ha-Arava – The "Seven Holiday" and the inauguration of the dining room. 1946. (Seventh anniversary of the kibbutz).
"Kevutzat Ha-Chugim" was the first name of "Machanot Ha-Olim" movement that established in 1939 the Beit Ha-Arava Kibbutz.
16.5 cm. Good condition. Few foxing-stains. The two booklets are stenciled.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 579

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Meah Shearim Talmud Torah – Printed Photograph

Printed photograph of children and teachers of Talmud Torah Mea Shearim in Jerusalem. Inscription in German and Hebrew, with plea for donation: "Pitiful generous donors! Pity the poor and the orphans who bag for help…".
28 X 18 cm. Good condition. Few creases and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 591

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Early Photograph – Shana Tovah – United States

Studio photograph of a baby girl, in a printed cardboard frame of the photographer. New York, 1900?
On the cardboard a New Year greeting in Hebrew, German and English and flags of Israel and the United States.
10 X 6.5 cm, on cardboard 18.5 X 13 cm. Good condition. Damages to corners of cardboard.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 26

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Tel Aviv Workers Council, 1949

Pesach Haggadah, Culture and Youth Department of Tel Aviv Workers Council, 1949.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Passages from the traditional text alongside with sections from poems, a section from the Declaration of Independence and songs of Zion and Jerusalem.
[1] Title cover, [10] leaves, 22 cm. Good condition. Wine-stains to edges of leaves and to cover. Tears to edges of cover. Back cover partly detached

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Auction 9 Lot Number 90

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Chwila” Newspaper – Decade’s Issue – Lvov, 1929

Decade's issue of the daily Jewish-Polish paper "Chwila" [moment]. Lvov, 1929.
Special issue including many photographs of the editorial staff, photographs of the publishing house, process of printing the paper and more photographs of the Jewish life in lvov.
The paper was established in 1919 by the leaders of the Zionist movement in East Galicia, who were looking for an opportunity to cope in Polish with accusations against the Jews, to react against the persecutions (a pogrom in Lvov took place a year earlier, in 1918) and to encourage the Jewish spirit. The paper was held reliable amongst all of the Jewish population, and gained success not only because of its political contents and its way of handling the Zionist issue, but also due to its literary and artistic contents.
8 pages, 40 cm. Good condition. Stains, tears to edges and to folding-marks.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 184

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Map of City in Germany – Jews Are Not Welcome, the 1920’s

Plan der stadt Oberwiesenthal [Plan of the city of Oberwiesenthal]. Germany, the 1920's.
Single folded leaf, promotion of a resort city near the Czheck border, including list of hotels, prices and a map. In the part describing the city appears a writing "Juden sind nicht erwünscht!" [Jews are not wanted].
36X 24 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 304

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Herzl – “Picture of Our Leader” – Vienna

"Picture of Our Leader Rabbi Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl, known as Dr. Th. Herzl". Zion Publishing, Vienna, beginning of 20th century.
Photo of Herzl pasted to cardboard. Dates of birth and passing appear above photo. On back of cardboard, the word "memento" is printed in German.
16.5 x10.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 372

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History of the Jewish Legions – Warsaw, 1931

History of the Jewish Legions, Avraham Loebs. Warsaw, 1931.
Text and many photos.
216, [1] page, 22 cm. Good condition. Stains on the title-page. Library stamp. Plain cardboard cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 772

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Leninyore – Caim Gildin – Cracow, 1926

Leninyore – poem. Knihaspilke Publishing, [Cracow], 1926.
The name of the cover's designer does not appear. (Signed י"ע?)
48 pages, 17 cm. Fair condition. Originally in soft cover, edges of cover and leaves are torn, some restored. Rebound in hard binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 930

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Coin Card – Game Made by Teachers Committee for Working Eretz Yisrael

Palestine Coin Card. Made by teachers committee for working Eretz Yisrael. New York, 1940's. Children's game and a money-box, based on placing American coins in designated spots on the map of Eretz Yisrael. "Receipts" are attached to the playing board – 24 "stamps" of "Teachers Committee for Working Eretz Yisrael". Hebrew and English.
26 cm. Good condition. Folding into a notebook.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 892

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Meir Gur Aryeh – Print Signed in Pencil – “Chalutzim”

Meir Gur Aryeh, colored print signed in pencil.
The print features two Chalutzim, a man and a woman on the background of a mountain, a tree and a house. The woman holds a funnel and waters a young plant, the man leans on a shovel. Signed also on the back with artist's ink stamp.
23 X 16 cm. framed with passé partout (stained). A few stains on print. On reverse side of the passé partout a dedication in pencil.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 121

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Natan Birnbaum – Divrey Ha-Olim – Vienna, 1917

Divrey Ha-Olim, Dr. Natan Birnbaum. Vienna, 1917.
Booklet containing the essays: "Et La'assot" by Dr. Birnbaum; "Divrey Ha-Olim"; "Dr. Natan Birnbaum and his New Method" by "Achad Ha-Olim" and "Miscellaneous".
25 pages, 24 cm. Poor condition. Cover and some of the leaves are detached. Tears to edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 323

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Rabbi Shmuel Mohliver Obituary – Jaffa, 1898

Deep Mourning! "Sha'arei Torah" managers announce the death of Rabbi Shmuel Mohliver. Jaffa, 1898. Stamp pasted to upper part.
Rabbi Shmuel Mohliver died in Bialistok in 1898, he was buried in Mazkeret Batya in 1991.
26.5 cm. Filing holes, tears to edges and tear to upper part.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 335

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Members List of Bayit Vagan” Society – Jaffa, 1926

Members list of "Bayit Vagan" Society Ltd., Jaffa, 1926.
Alphabetical list of members according to residence: Jaffa and Tel Aviv, cities and Moshavot around Israel, in the eastern countries (North Africa, Europe, America etc.
9 pages, 22 cm. Fair condition. Creases and tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 621

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Three Advertisement Postcards

Three Real Photo advertising postcards:
1. Tzalamnia Y. Bigowitz, Nes Ziona.
2-3. Tov-tov Natural Lemonade, A. Davidson, Bnei Brak. Both postcards show the company's truck and workers.
Good condition, stains. One has marks from pasting into an album.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 697

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Book- List – S.Y. Shirizli – Jerusalem, 1921

Book-list of S.Y.S. Bookstore established in 1899, number 1. Jerusalem, 1921. Shirizli printing press.
Catalogue with a list of more than 1000 books in a variety of areas: Zionism, education, biographies, newspapers, haggadahs, Pikei Avot, Kabbalah and more.
Surprisingly versatile collection considering the fact that this was a private book store in Jerusalem during the British Mandate period.
64 pages, 16 cm. Original cover, torn and damaged (restored), in new hard cover. Single moth-hole.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 797

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Bar-Mitzvah Book – Vienna, 1932

Bar-Mitzvah, book for learning how to put on Tefillin with rules and prayers edited by Yitzchak Herzberg and Zalman Altschuler. "Yitzhar" publishers, Vienna, 1932.
Blank space for attaching Bar Mitzvah photograph and writing boy's details, pictures of how to put on the Tefillin, blessings, musical notes . Text in Hebrew and German.
[5], 26, [5] pages, 22 cm. Book itself in good condition. Binding stained, torn and partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 38

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Kibbutz Mishmarot, 1952

Pesach Haggadah, Mishmarot, 1952. Printed in Tel Aviv.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Passages of the traditional text with an extended version of "Ma Nishtana", "Kumu To'ey Midbar", "Maggash Ha-Kessef" and different songs.
36 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains and a few creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 270

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Kupat Hasefer – Book Fund Membership Card – Baghdad, 1927

Membership card for Kupat Hesefer for 1927. Printed in Tel Aviv.
On the front, the member information is written – Sasson ben Yitzchak of Kiach School. On the inner side of the card, there are Kupat Hasefer stamps, some designed by Meir Gur Aryeh, and list of company regulations. There is a signature under the regulations, "Kupat Hesefer Committee, Baghdad".
16 cm. Fair condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 252

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. “All for our Children” Stamp – Ordaea Mare – Romania

Large colorful stamp "All for our Children" worth 5 lira. Ordea Mare, Romania. A.A. Sonenfeld Print.
In the stamp's center there is a Star of David, and on the sides – foliage and angels. Printed in green and red. Probably given for a donation.
6.5x5 cm. Good condition. Remains of glue, stains and traces of ink-stamps on the back side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 362

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Map of Israel – Balkind – New York, 1917

Map of modern Israel, edited by Israel Balkind. Federation of American Zionist Publication, New York, 1917.
"Laid out… according to the most reliable sources and the newest events". Colored map, showing Hebrew, German and Arab settlements, train tracks and roads.
48x61 cm. Very good condition. Slightly torn margins.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 557

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Shana Tova Greeting Leaf and Envelope – U.S.A

1. Printed leaf with colored drawing of a Jew blowing the Shofar, a Maggen david, Torah and the writing "Le-Shana Tova Tikatevu". Published by Western Union, U.S.A, 1936. 20 X 16 cm.
2. Printed envelope with drawing of a Menorah, Torah and the writing "Le-Shana Tova Tikatevu". Western Union Co.? U.S.A. 16.5 X 9 cm.
Very good condition. Not used.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 659

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Yehudia and Uriel publishing

12 postcards, illustrations of Jewish figures. Published by Yehudia and Uriel. Among the artists: Horovitz, Y. Kaufman, and others.
10 drawings in black and white, and two in color.
Fair-good condition

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Auction 9 Lot Number 387

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The Western Wall – Two Books

1. Memorandum on the Western Wall, prepared for the special committee of the UN, next to the Jewish Agency for Israel. Philadelphia, 1930. English, leaves printed on only one side. 91 leaves, [8] picture plates, 23 cm. Good condition. Stains on the jacket.
2. The Kotel Trial, Report of the International Western Wall Committee. Tel Aviv Publishing, 1931. "The events, interrogations and testimonies in Jerusalem, the Jewish memorandum, the sentence, the verdict", with photos. Includes trials of 1929 Palestine Riots, 164; 241 pages. Good condition. Few moth damages.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 494

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Yossef Budko – Photograph With Dedication

Yossef Budko, photograph pasted to cardboard. Berlin, 1927.
Budko is photographed next to one of his paintings. On the back side is a handwritten signed dedication by Budko.
16 cm, very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 867

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Judaica – Magazine for Art and Jewish History, 1934-1937

Judaica – Zeitschrift für Geschichte, Literatur, Kunst u. Bibliographie, [Judaica – Magazine for history, literature, art and bibliography], Samuel Bettelheim. Bratislava –Pressburg, 1934-1937.
8 booklets. Each booklet contains a number of essays on Judaism or the Jewish nation. Photos of Jewish objects, Hebrew books, rabbis and manuscripts. German.
22.5 cm. Poor-fair condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 6

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Haggadah Le-Prichot – Parodic Haggadah for Lepers – Lemberg, 1911

Haggadah Le-Prichot, as is the custom to read on Shabat Ha-Gadol in all lepers areas, by Tuvia Peretz Shweinberg (named TPSH). Lemberg, 1911.
Parodic Haggadah for lepers. "…those who scratch all night long…".
16 pages, 15 cm. Poor condition. Fallen apart. All leaves torn and detached. Front cover missing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 452

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Resort and Nursing Home for Jewish Teachers and Cantors – Germany, 1930

Erholungs und Altersheim für jüdische Lehrer und Kantoren in Bad Ems. Germany, 1930.
Booklet containing photos, list of members, and constitution. Enclosed is a letter addressed to Dr. Yaakov Horwitz.
16 pages, 22.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 570

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Orange Pickers – Two Photographs

1. Group photograph of 30 orange pickers of different ages, with baskets. On the reverse side ink stamp of the photographer N. Ben-Noam of Petach Tikva. 17 X 12 cm.
2. Photograph of a girl with two braids holding a basket with oranges. Description on the reverse side: "Ha-Sharon Fruit" (in English). 15.5 X 11.5 cm.
Good condition. Few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 39

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Kibbutz Ne’ot Mordechai, 1952

Pesach Haggadah, Ne'ot Mordechai, 1952.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Passages of the traditional text and of the Jewish sources alongside with "Kumu To'ey Midbar" and a few Zion and spring songs.
Bound with thread.
31 pages, 21 X 15 cm. Fair condition. Tears and stains to edges of leaves. Front cover cut, stained. Back cover missing? Leaves 15-20 bound up-side-down.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 81

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Ha-Meassef – Word Interpretations – Warsaw, 1880

Ha-Meassef, or artificial words with comments, Yossef Aryeh Trecek (teacher in Ostrea school, Ukraine). Warsaw, 1880
Interpretation of words "obstacles …on the way to education". Including details regarding words and entries as astronomy, magnet, telegraph, Plato, Shpinoza and more.
[3], 100 pages, 17.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Fourth leaf detached. Original binding, worn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 558

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Sabounji and Krikorian – Three Photographs

1-2. Two photographs of couples by Garabed Krikorian, Jerusalem (both photographs on the same background).
3. Family portrait by Daoud Sabounji, photographer of Jaffa, student of Krikorian.
14 X 10.5 cm, pasted to cardboard 16.5 X 11 cm. Varying condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 585

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Yehudah Eisenstark – Street In Jerusalem, War of Independence

Photograph of Jaffa Street blocked with barrels. [Photographer Yehudah Eisenstark, Jerusalem, 1948].
Photographer Yehudah Eisenstark (1912-2005) worked in the 1940's as a reporter and free-lance photographer for newspapers in Israel and abroad; was a member of the Haganah" and with the establishment of the State of Israel served in a few military positions, amongst them as a photographer, communication officer and more. Between 1947 and 1948 took many photographs in besieged Jerusalem. His collection of photographs was purchased by the State Archives and by I.D.F archive in 1984.
28.5 X 22 cm. Good condition. Description and date in pencil on reverse side. Glue remnants and peelings to reverse side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 28

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Kibbutz Glil Yam, 1949

Pesach Haggadah, Glil Yam, 1949.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Opens with spring reading- texts, with some traditional passages alongside with poems by Rachel, Tchernichovsky and others. "Maggash Ha-Kesef" and the Declaration of Independence are also included.
25 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Foxing stains mainly to first leaves and to cover. Cover partly detached, with a few wine- stains and tears to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 314

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Donation to JNF – Yiddish Notes

4 tear-out Yiddish notes from a booklet, calling to donate to JNF. Romania, 1920s? "A coin a day will make the tears of galus go away"; "Are you a real Jew? Give to JNF – we'll see that it's true."
Dimension of each note: 3x9 cm. Good condition. Stains. The first note is detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 306

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Portrait of Theodore Herzl

Printed of charcoal etching from 1945, with portrait of Theodore Herzl. Herzl's signature appears on bottom in print.
40 cm. Fair condition. Tears on bottom. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 388

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Shoshanat Yerushalaim – Drawings of the Holy Sites

Rose of the Holy City…If I Forget Thee, Oh Jerusalem, Let My Right Hand be Forgotten. [Jerusalem, end of 19th century?].
Nine printed illustrations of the Holy Sites, in the center there is a drawing of Jerusalem as seen from the east, and on the sides, in the shape of a flower – the tomb of Rabbi Meir Ba'al Haness, Safed and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai's tomb, the holy Mount and the Kotel, Me'arat Hamachpela, Rachel's Tomb and more.
29x33 cm. Good condition. Folded.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 688

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Shana Tova Greeting – Cyprus

"Le-Shana Tova Tikatevu", New Year greeting with photograph and illustrations of a boat, Maggen David and Eretz Yisrael. Under the greetings an inscription"Cyprus 1947/8".
Described and dated on reverse side, in handwriting.
9X6 cm. Good condition

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Auction 9 Lot Number 700

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Farnachtengold – Uri Zvi Greenberg, 1921

Farnachtengold [twilight gold], Uri Zvi Greenberg. "Di Zeit" publishing, Warsaw, 1921. Of the early books of Uri Zvi Greenberg.
The publishing house emblem on the title page was designed by Henrik Barlevy.
208 pages, 21.5 cm. Fair condition. Few moth-holes to first and last pages, no text omission, stains. Original binding, partly detached and damaged.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 7

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Non-political Haggadah No. 1 – Published by Bedichuta

Non-political Haggadah , (of no political party), for everyone. Edited by Dan Anochi (Ephraim Davidson). Published by “Bedichuta,” Tel-Aviv, pre 1948.
Humorous Haggadah, printed on a typewriter and copied by stencil. “Kadesh [Sanctification] – for the benefit of the party one is advised to devote all his time, energy, money, etc., because the aim sanctifies the means…”
10 leaves, 21 cm. Good condition. Stain on the cover and first page. Tears on the margins of the cover. Spine has been unprofessionally repaired using adhesive tape.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 91

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Writings of the Jewish Studies Institute in Warsaw, 1929

Writings of the Jewish Studies Institute in Warsaw. Published by the Society for Spreding Jewish Studies in Poland, Warsaw, 1929. Publication containing compositions: "Jewish Antiquities in Poland" by meir Balaban, with 43 photographs and tables (in Polish) and"History of the Babylonian Talmud" by Avraham Weiss. In addition this publication contains the report of the Jewish Studies Institute for the yeas 1928-1929.
153, LV, LXVI, 156 pages, [XVI photograph plates], 22.5 cm. Good condition. Fozing-stains. Original binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 123

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Sermon in Honor of Friedrich I – Koenigsberg, 1901

"Was hat die jüd. Gemeinde Königsbergs König Friedrich I. im besonderen zu verdanken?" Koenigsberg, 1901.
Sermon delivered by Eduard Birnbaum, chief cantor of the Jewish community synagogue. German with a few Hebrew citations.
[1], 16, [1] page, 20 cm. Good condition. Few stains on the cover. Creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 197

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Notebook of the Yekopo Help Society – Vilna, 1931

Oif Di Churvos fun Milchamos un Mehumos, Pinkas fun Gegnt-Comittet Yekopo in Vilna (1919-1931) edited by Moshe Shalit. Vilna, 1931.
Reports, essays, studies, biographies, pictures and documents about the Yekopo Help Society, which was founded after the first World War (1919) and established a chain of various charity funds geared towards helping rebuild the Jewish communities after the War. In Vilna, the Organization founded a common cooperative bank, assisted with scholarships and more. The organization operated until 1933.
[7] leaves, 1143 columns, [1] page, [5] leaves, 31 cm. Fair condition. Stains, slightly detached binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 59

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Hazman Writings – Zalman Hellman – Romania, Beginning of the 20th Century

Hazman writings, [Zalman Hellman]. Romania (Yassi?), c.1906.
Two issues, one not numbered (first issue?) and the other is number 2. Including poems, humoristic autobiographic chapters, plays sections and various texts by the cantor Zalman Hellman (Hellmanesko). In one of the issues a drawing of the writer with a cantor's cap. Yiddish. See also item 52 and next item.
16; 16 pages, 20 cm. Good condition. Not bound.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 293

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Blau-Weis Youth Movement in Germany – File of Essays

1. "The Jewish National Youth Movement in Germany – Blau-Weiss". Essay by Shlomo Kurtz Shatz, typewritten. Contains history of the Blau-Weiss youth movement, its beginnings, goals, development, its conceptual and organizational problems, differences between it and German youth movements, between it and the non-Zionist generation of parents, reports from the yearly conferences in Germany in the 20s and 30s, and more. 93 pages, 30 cm. Good condition. German.
2-7. Transcription of essay by Harry Pross, entitled " Jugent, Erose, Politik" which deals also with Jewish youth, three letters in German, addressed to Shlomo Kurt Shatz, acknowledgement for his above article, three articles and newspaper clippings.
Shlomo Kurt Shatz (1902-1974), member of the Blau-Weiss youth movement. His family belonged to the Zionist movement in Germany since its inception.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 435

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Protocol from Conference of the New Settlements in Abandoned Villages, 1949

Protocol from conference of representatives of the new settlements in abandoned villages, 5.10.1949.
Protocol of meeting between representatives of settlements established where Arab towns once were, and representatives of the Jewish Agency, members of the municipal bureau, members of the Ministry of Interior and various political departments. Settlement representatives detail their problems in the new settlements, and request water, electricity, maintenance of old buildings etc. Attended by representatives from Be'er Sheva, Yavneh, Yehudia, Mishmar Hashiva, Ramla and more.
9 typewritten pages, 33 cm. Fair condition. Torn filing holes. Last page is detached. Creased edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 667

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Collection of Shana TovaCards – Six Day War

10 postcards, all showing pictures from the Six Day War: liberation of the Western Wall, IDF march, fighting tanks and more. Pictures of IDF generals can be found throughout the postcards: Uzi Narkis, Rabin, Rabbi Goren and others. Some of the postcards open.
Sizes vary, good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 40

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Kibbutz Be’eri, 1953

Pesach Haggadah, Be'eri, 1953.
Non-traditional printed haggadah with illustrations and a colorful cover. Reading-texts and spring-season songs, "Yizkor" for holocaust victims, Ha'apala victims and War of Independence victims, and more.
[1] Title cover, [16] leaves, [2] attached songs-leaves, 23 cm. Good condition. Wine-stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 82

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Proclamation of Committee for Assisting Jews after a Pogrom, 1906

Къ eвpeйcкoмy нaceлehiю. Proclamation of temporary committee for assisting Jews. Białystok, 1906.
Call and instructions for Jewish population concerning retrieval of property plundered during a pogrom. Russian.
36.5 cm. Fair condition. Tears with omission. Tears to folds.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 364

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Panorama of Jerusalem – 19th Century

Panorama de Jerusalem du Mont des oliviers [Panorama of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives]. [France], end of 19th century.
Panoramic picture of the Old City of Jerusalem and its surroundings. Name of artist – Toller – on lower left corner.
64 X 15.5 cm. Fair condition. Leaf folded several times. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 786

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Eshkol Publishing – Chaverim Veyedidim / Gad Gamad

1. Chaverim Veyedidim, Emanuel Yaffe. Eshkol Publishing, Haifa, [1947]. Colorful Illustrations by Lipinsky. Fair condition. Inside of binding not original. Stained.
2. Gad Gamad and the Mushroom – story in rhyme, by Anda Finkerfeld. Eshkol Publishing, Haifa. Colorful illustrations by Leib Dikstein. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 760

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Ilya Ehrenburg – Kultur Lige – Warsaw, 1926

Kolye korenita, Ilya Ehrenburg, translated by Menachem Flakser. "Kultur lige" publishing house, Warsaw, 1926. Cover design by Ya'akov Tikochinsky.
24 cm. Body of book in good condition. Ex-library copy, with label. Most leaves have never been opened. Fragile paper. Damages to first ten leaves. Cover detached and damaged.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 29

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Kibbutz Ein Charod – Program for Passover 1949

Passover 1949 - First year of the State of Israel. Ein-Charod Diary 234, 4.13.49. Program of Passover activities in Kibbutz Ein-Charod. Includes the text recited when harvesting the Omer, holiday program and modified working schedule, gathering held for Seder ceremony, blessing for The Holiday of Freedom, and more.
Single page, [4] pages, 24.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Slight tear on bottom margin.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 307

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Redemption Shekel and Postcard – Portrait of Herzl

1. Undivided postcard with portrait of Herzl printed in blue, and Shava Tova inscription. Good condition.
2. Receipt, Redemption Shekel, 1919. Portrait of Theodore Herzl and illustrations of 12 Tribes. Yiddish and Hebrew. 9.5x15 cm. Fair condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 421

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. “Mapai” Party Platform Before the Constituent Assembly, 1948

"Mapai" Party platform before the constituent assembly of the State of Israel. [1948]. Amongst the paragraphs of the platform: peace and security, the ingathering of the exiles, Jerusalem and the State, Education and paragraphs concerning protection of women and more. List of party members at the end of the platform.
[4] pages, 27 cm. Good condition. Many stains. Slight damages professionally restored.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 615

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Photocopied postcard – Jew Standing Next to Coach

Real photo depicting a Jew with a kippa speaking to a man sitting in a carriage, possibly the Caesar of Austro-Hungary himself, Franz Joseph.
Good condition. Edges and corners are slightly damaged.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 743

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Joseph Budko – High Quality Edition

Joseph Budko, Hans Friedeberger. Berlin, 1920.
Budko's monography by hans Friedeberger, with 20 samples of his works.
Elaborate edition with wide margins, on especially thick paper. Printed in 100 numbered copies. This copy is not numbered, but from this edition.
[25] pages, 22 cm, very good condition. Few stains and damages to corners of binding.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 789

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Stickers Booklet – K.K.

Dree'em [dressthem], Yehudit Yellin, K.K.L. publishing, Jerusalem, the 1950's.
Booklet for children with Israeli figures for cutting and sticking of Eretz Yisrael landscapes, illustrated by Yehudit Yellin.
[14] leaves, 24.5 X 16.5 cm. Good condition. Newly bound with original title page.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 198

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The Brown Book – On Hitler’s Terror – Warsaw, 1933

Das Broyne Buch [the brown book], about burning the Reichstag and Hitler's terror. Published by the International Comission for Assisting German Fascism Victims. Warsaw, 1933. 7 Booklets.
The title of the book is derived from the name "brownshirts" as the Sturmabteilung troops were often called "brownshirts" for the color of their uniforms. Yiddish, with photographs.
442, [6] pages, 16 cm. Poor condition. Dry and fragile paper. Many tears and detached leaves.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 262

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Ticket Collection – Ha’emek Train

11 train tickets. Mostly from Afula and Haifa, some to smaller places such as Jaser-ElMajm'a and Tsemach.
3x6 cm. Fair through good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 294

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Hatikva – Algeria / Yom Ha’atzma’ut – Paris

1. Hatikva - single folded leaf, with the word Hatikva in Hebrew, in Latin transliteration, and in French. Published by the Diaspora Torah Education and Culture Department, Algeria. [6] pages, 12 cm. Good condition. Few stains.
2. Yom Ha'atzma'ut, booklet of prayers and various selections for Yom Ha'atzma'ut. Published by Tikvatenu Organization, Edmond Fleg Center, Paris, 1950s. French and Hebrew. 20 pages, 21 cm. Detached back cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 326

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Rules of Recruitment into the Turkish Army – Jerusalem, 1915

The new army law, legislated in 1303 [!] , translated by Aharon Mani. The Ottoman committee publishing, Jerusalem, ca. 1915.
Booklet with recruitment rules into the Turkish army. "Period of service is twenty years…whoever served during that period accomplished his military duties".
[1] leaf, 24 pages, [2] leaves, 22 cm. Fair condition. Moisture stains to upper edges. Front cover detached, back cover missing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 352

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Y.L. Magnes – Document Presented to the British Commission for Eretz Yisrael, 1938

The Chairman and members of the Palestine Partition Commission. Jerusalem, 27 July 1938.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 436

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Framework for Peace in the Middle East and for Peace with Egypt, 1978

1-2. Framework for peace in the Middle East, as agreed in Camp David; framework for peace treaty between Egypt and Israel – two official documents with Knesset ink-stamp from 25.9.78. At the document's end, there are spaces for signatures of Sadat, Begin and Jimmy Carter as witness. 2; 8 leaves, 30 cm. Good condition.
3-6. Five leaves with Agenda for Knesset sessions in the month March, May and August 1978. Topics include: curbing inflation, choosing Chairman of the Knesset, president's oath of allegiance and more. Good condition, few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 517

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Handwritten Notebook – Jewish Teacher in the Diaspora

Notebook handwritten in Hebrew ( Hebrew letters and Rashi script), instructions for the Jewish teacher in the diaspora.
Short methodology of teaching the Hebrew language in the diaspora; poetry and singing; teaching Hebrew speech; teaching Hebrew reading and more. Detailed instructions for teaching children in the diaspora how to read and write Hebrew, goals and means.
137 written pages, 15 cm. Good condition. Moisture damages and stains to some of the leaves. Newly bound.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 646

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Synagogues in Ukraine and Poland

1. Synagogue in Stryj, West Ukraine. Undivided, sent in 1906. The stamp is missing. Stained.
2. Synagogue in Zoppot, Poland. Was not in use.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 806

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Machmadim – Collection of Stories and Legends – Yitzchak Katzenelson – Warsaw, 1923

Machmadim, Yitzchak Katzenelson. "Barkai" publishing, Warsaw, 1923.
Collection of stories, poems' legends and plays by Yitzchak Katzenelson. With ten illustration, probably by Katzenelson himself.
[1], 149, [10] pages, 20.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 828

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Sfateinu – Przemysl, 1931

Sfateinu, Hebrew language study book, Sharfstein and Soferman. Simcha Freund Publishing, Przemysl, 1931. illustrated edition, some of the illustrations depict jewish customs: Yom Kippur, Shabat (women lighting candles) and more. Illustrated cover, signed A.K. or A.B.
128 pages, 22 cm. Good condition. Student's inscription in pen on many leaves. Ink stamps. Cover and last leaf are detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 985

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Dolls Collection

5 cloth and plaster dolls, 1950's [?] made by WIZO or Edith Samuel(?).
Five hand-made figures of Eretz Yisrael.
Varying size and condition, a part is missing in two of the dolls.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 19

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Meshek Kefar Giladi-Tel Chai, 1946

Pesach Haggadah, Meshek Kefar Giladi Tel Chai, 1946.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Passages of the traditional text alongside with reading-texts and various songs, amongst them "At Telchi Basadeh" by Leah Goldberg, "Yizkor" for the holocaust victims and more.
[1] Title cover, [17] leaves, 21.5 cm. Good condition. Foxing and tears to edges of cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 61

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Shoshanat Ya’akov Tzahala Ve-Samecha – Purim Song – Romania, the 1920’s

Shoshanat Ya'akov Tzahala Ve-Samecha, Mishte Ve-Yom Tov, Shmuel Yehudah Hellman [and Sigmund Mogulesko?]. Romania, (Yassi?), the 1920's.
Purim song in mistaken German, with Hebrew letters and words. With drawing by cantor Z. Hellman (Hazman) and the writing " Die Chazanim Ben Tzion Goldenberg, Z. Hellman".
[1] leaf, 19X13.5 cm. Poor condition. Cut edges, tears to corners. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 83

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Invitation to a Lecture “Jews in the World of Music” – Vilna, 1911

Invitation to a lecture "Jews in (the world) of Music" by D. S. Shor. Vilna, December 1911.
Invitation to a lecture accompanied by musical instruments, a choir and "light scenes" in the Vilna philharmonic hall. Russian.
Single leaf, 28.5 cm, very good condition.

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Three Lottery Tickets

Three lottery tickets for plots and buildings, and dedication of synagogue in Israel.
1. First lottery in the Meah She'arim Plot, 1894.
2. Lottery for 12 houses in the new Knesset Israel settlement in Meron. Ink-stamps from Safed, 1910s.
3. Lottery ticket for raising funds to build a community synagogue in Haifa, "The winner's name will be perpetuated on the wall". 1920s?
Sizes and conditions vary, generally good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 595

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Hako’ach Vienna, 1918

Photograph of two sportsmen of the Jewish sports organization "Hako'ach" Vienna, 1918.
The two were photographed during a relay race, on their shirts a Maggen David, the emblem of "Hako'ach" organization. Description on reverse side in German.
18 X 13 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 829

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Illustrated Hebrew Study Book – Warsaw 1931

Yaldut, M. Birenboym and Y. Bakst. A. Gitlin publishing, Warsaw, 1931.
Book for the study of reading and writing, with explanations of words, questions and grammar excercises. For second and third grades. Illustrations by different artists.
205, [2] pages, 13 cm. Fair condition. Previous owners ink-stamp, soft-cover torn and partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 945

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Small Can of Olive Oil from the Holy Land

"Pure Olive Oil from the Holy Land". Made by "Yitzhar", Israeli oils manufacturer.
Sealed can, containing 433 gram net of olive oil, with mosaic-like colorful decorations.
Height: 13 cm, width: 9 cm, depth: 5 cm. Good condition. Few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 859

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Lilien – Posters for Jewish Film Festival

Jewish Film Festival, Berkley, 1971.
Two posters advertising festival, using Lilien's illustrations. Printed on thick paper.
57x76.5 cm, very good condition. Few stains on one of the posters.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 30

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Kibbutz Kefar Hamacabi

Pesach Haggadah, Kefar Hamacabi, ca. 1949.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Many traditional passages alongside with passages by Frishman, S. Shalom and Ya'akov Cohen. On the cover a photograph of an almond tree in blossom is pasted.
[1], 29, [1] pages, 24 cm. Haggadah body in good condition, foxing-stains to first and last leaves. Cover in fair condition, foxing-stains and creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 188

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Anti-Semitic sticker – Wake Up Americans – U.S.A.

Wake up Americans! Do you want this? Picture of the Statue of Liberty holding a hammer and sickle in place of a torch, and a Jew instead of a book. Cigar smoke rising from a cigar the Jew is holding has made the shape of a Magen David. Under the picture: Clean up America! Break the Red Plague! Boycott the Jew! Sticker (which sticks after contact with water).
6.5x9 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 308

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Support JNF

"Support the JNF", poster issued by local committee for JNF donations. Jaffa, [1919]. A. Eitan and S. Shoshani Print.
"On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, our members will knock on every door to collect money for the JNF".
21.5x34.5 cm. Very good condition. Mounted on linen for preservation and display.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 376

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Ruth in Uniform

Ruth in Uniform – A.T.S. – illustrated story in rhyme, by A.S. Amiel. Illustration by Leib Dickstein. Tel Aviv, 1940s.
"All day Ruth stands/ and muses/ oh, my homeland/ how great is the danger!/ The enemy threatens/ young and old have already gone/ who am I to remain/ I shall go to fight the enemy."
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.
[13] pages, 13.5x17cm. Good condition. Slight foxing and mild creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 776

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Shul un Buch” Publishing House Catalogue – Moscow, 1927

Katalag [catalogue] number 5, "shul un buch" publishing house. Moscow, 1927.
Catalogue of published books divided into categories: study books, political literature, prose and literary criticism, plays, children's books and more. Including photographs of some of the books covers, some of them designed in the Russian Avant Garde style. Advertisement at the end of the booklet.
37, [11] pages, 20.5 cm. Poor-fair condition. Thin and fragile paper. Cover detached, tears with omission. Leaves a little torn next to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 790

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Study Book – The Surviving Few – Nachum Gutman

The child's book, in the neighborhood, Dr. Zvi Zohar and Baruch Aviv-Willibald. The Joint publishing, Germany, 1947.
Study book for third grade, with illustrations by Nachum Gutman and P. Tamarsohn. First printed by "Chinuch Chadash" publishing, Warsaw, 1935.
183 pages, [8], 24.5 cm. Good condition. Cover torn, falling apart and stained.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 896

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Boris Schatz – Handwritten Notice

Notice handwritten by Boris Schatz. Jerusalem, late 1924 or early 1925.
"'Bezalel' management announces that the shop opposite the main post office of Jerusalem, by the name of 'Bezalel', did not and does not belong to us and we are not responsible neither for its commerce nor for the merchandise sold there. Prof. B. Schatz". Written on the reverse side of an invitation to the wedding of David Tidhar.
15.5 X 9 cm, good condition, Filing holes. Stains to invitation's side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 125

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Jewish Club/Jews in Austrian Politics – Buchach, 1908

Der Yidisher club fun 17 yuni 1907 biz 1 mai 1908 [The Jewish Club between June 1907 and May 1908], Dr. Heinrich Gabel/der anteil fun di yuden in der estrechisher politik…[participation of Jews in Austrian politics during the years 1867-1907], Leon Wechsler. Buchach, 1908. Two compositions in one booklet, with a common title page. Zionistic articles concerning these matters. Yiddish.
164 pages, 19.5 cm. Good condition. Stains. Not original cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 199

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Hitler’s Bell is Ringing – Poems and Drawings – London, 1933

Hitler's Glocken Klangen, [Hitler's Bell is Ringing],Aaron Rumyaneck, drawings by Marc Weiner. London, 1933.
Yiddish poems with four drawings plates in the booklet and one drawing on the cover. Succeeding the title page is a printed dedication to Capt. W.J. Webber and his organization, in gratitude for his efforts and assistance to the German Jews suffering from Hitler's regime.
17.5 cm. Good condition. Stains around the staples.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 263

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Collection of Public Transportation Tickets

24 tickets for public transportation.
Mostly from the North of Israel: Haifa, Tiberius, Shomron, Hula Sherut, Metula, Jordan Valley and more. Varied and interesting collection.
Sizes and conditions vary.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 401

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Announcement Regarding Deir Yassin Affair – Lechi, 1948

Announcement regarding Deir Yassin affair - response to the Yellow Proclamation (in response to the yellow star) issued by the Hagana. Jerusalem, Nissan 1948.
"We have already explained the military reasons which necessitate holding onto Deir Yassin. Without further ado, we hereby publicize the letter from the Hagana in the Jerusalem area…"
In the Hagana letter shown in the proclamation, it says that it was the Hagana's intention to defeat Deir Yassin, as part of the Irgun's greater plans.
35 cm. Poor condition. Stains, tears and folding marks.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 735

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Collection of Bibliography Booklets

1-15. Fifteen booklets (most of them of the 1960's) dealing with Hebrew printing and containing different bibliographical lists: from Hebrew print in Transylvania to writing of Rabbi Chaim Vital. (8 booklets by Avraham Ya'ari, 5 by Y. Yossef Cohen, booklet by Yitzchak Rivkind, booklet by Naftali Ben Menachem).
22-16. Seven bulletines of the Museum of printing Art. Safed, 1965-1966.
Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 986

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Dolls Characteristic of Eretz Yisrael

7 dolls characteristic of Eretz Yisrael. Wood and fabric, Eretz Yisrael, the 1950's-1960's.
Figures of a pioneer woman with a shovel, a female-soldier, a Yemenite with oranges in a basket, an Arab woman with a jar on her head and more. 4 of the dolls were hand made in Israel by "Sabra".
Maximum height: 21 cm. Fair to very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 350

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Report from First International Conference of the Aliyat Hano’ar, 1935

Bericht über die erste Jugend-Alijah-Weltkonferenz. Printed in Germnay, 1935.
Report on the first international conference of the Aliyat Hano'ar, held in Amsterdam in September 1935. Includes short review of topics discussed at conference, with several photographs.
German. Includes two pages entitled "Aliya of Children and Youth" in Hebrew and English.
16 pages, 29.5 cm. Good condition. Attached pages are torn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 564

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Avraham Soskin

Photograph of a couple on a couch. Under the photograph is the photographer's label "Avraham Soskin, photographer, Jaffa".
14 X 9.5 cm, pasted to cardboard 24 X 16 cm. Good condition, few stains on cardboard.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 722

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Shabtai Zvi – Two Books/ Publishing House Catalogue – United States

1. Shabtai Zvi, Philip Krantz. New York, 1905. Last four pages contain a Yiddish catalogue of "internazionaler bibliotek" publishing house. [4], 78 pages, 17.5 cm.
2. Shabtai Zvi, avraham Almaliach. Jerusalem, 1927. 38, [2] pages, 22 cm.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 830

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Yiddish Study Book – New York, 1932

Mayn layenbukh: erste trit, by Y. Steinbaum. New York, 1935.
My reading book: first steps. Book for the study of Yiddish, with illustrations by Neta Koslovsky.
96 pages, 19.5 cm. Fair condition. Scribbles in pencil, previous owners signature.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 946

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Pins and Key Chains – Israel

30 pins and key chains, most of them made of plastic.
The items feature images of Yitzchak Rabin, Ezer Weizman, Rabbi Goren, Moshe Dayan and others. Two pins "Kahana to the Knesset", the other pins feature I.D.F Generals during the Six Day War.
Varying size and condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 908

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Artwork of Yemenite Jewry – M. Narkis, 1941, Numbered

Artwork of Yemenite Jewry, M[ordechai] Narkis. Bezalel National Museum Friends' Organization, Jerusalem, 1941. "Some copies were printed on particularly heavy paper… every copy will be numbered…". Copy no. 867. Printed first in parts in the Umanut magazine.
40, VII pages, 16 picture plates. 16.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 860

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Envelope and Stationery Based on Lilien’s Drawings

2 sheets of stationery and matching envelope, with illustrations in the style, or based on, Efraim Moshe Lilien's drawings.
Drawings of images and views of Israel, printed in blue ink.
The papers are 17.5 cm, the envelope is 9.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 41

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Ha-Sneh Insurance Company, 1957

Pesach Haggadah, "Ha-Sneh" Insurance Compnay, Tel Aviv, 1957.
Non-traditional printed haggadah, with illustrations by iris Shweitzer. Variantions on the traditional haggadah text with "Ha-Sneh" Company propaganda and more. Emblem on the cover was designed by Zeev Raban.
[8] leaves, 17 X 16 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 73

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Budget of Debreczeni Jewish Community for the Year 1893

A Debreczen Izraelita Hitközsèg Költsègvetèse az 1893 èvre. Budget for 1893 of the Debreczen Jewish Community. Debreczen,1892.
Booklet with detailed budgetary tables and forecast of expenses of the Jewish Community.
9 pages, 33 cm. Good condition. Thin, delicate paper, tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 189

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Anti-Semitic Sticker – Do Not Buy from Jews – United States

Don't let it happen here! Buy Gentile! Anti-semitic sticker, United States.
Drawing of a destroyed city, Maggen David symbols appear on smoke rising from the ruins, above them a stereotypical Jew, with a hammer and sickle on his breast and a Maggen David on his forehead. Sticker (glued with water).
12.5 X 8.5 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 391

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Address Book and a Map – Rechavia Neighborhood, 1935

Address book of Rechavia residents. Published by Rechavia committee, Mutual Association Ltd. Jerusalem, 1935.
Map of the neighborhood, list of people in whose names streets have been named, addresses of Rechavia residents, their professions and work place, list of pensions, shops and more.
[32] leaves, [2] plates. Good condition. Cover torn and partly detached. Plates (Map and street-names (in English) detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 498

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Collection of Letters to Sir Aryeh Leon Simon

6 letters sent to Leon Simon, all of them handwritten.
Letters by M.D. Kassuto, 1933; Naftali Ben Menachem, 1962; Shmuel Hugo Bergman, 1953; three personal letters by Moshe Smilanski, the 1950's.
About Aryeh Leon Simon see two previous items.
[6] leaves, varying size. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 691

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Pirchey Kedem – Aesop’s Fables – Vienna, 1843

Pirchey Kedem (fifty two fables by Aesop), Binyamin Kwall. Vienna, 1843.
Fifty two of the fables by Aesop. Following the fables are two heroes' poems "Gideon Ben Yoash" and "Yiftach Ha-Giladi".
106 pages, fair condition. Restored rough tear to last leaf, paper-tape marks. Library ink stamps, new hard cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 777

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Revolutionary Poetry Anthology – Avraham Mintchine – Yissachar Ber Ryback

Brenendike briken, anthology of revolutionary poetry, edited by Ezra Karman. Berlin, 1922.
Second edition of "Anthology of Revolutionary Poetry" (the first edition was published in Kiev, 1920, ( including mainly works by young Jewish Soviet poets (David Hofstein, Peretz Marakish, Ezra Feininberg, Asher Shwartzman and others), written during the years of revolution and civil war in Russia. The cover, titles' fonts and illustrations were done by Avraham Mintchine. Emblem of publishing house – Yissachar Ber Ryback.
158, [1] page, 19 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 897

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Cards and Invitations – Bezalel

1. Bezalel – School for Artistic Crafts Jerusalem. Information leaf in English.
2. Invitation to the Bar Mitzvah of Bezalel Schatz.
2. Membership card of "The National Museum Bezalel" – Fifth grade school girl.
4-5. Two entry receipts to exhibitions in Bezalel, one of them early.
Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 32

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Kibbutz Mishmar Ha-Sharon

Pesach Haggadah, Mishmar Ha-Sharon, no printing date(second half of the 1940's). Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Reading-texts with songs for the spring season, passages of the traditional text and more.
[1] Title cover, [12] leaves, 24.5 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains and wine-stains mainly to cover. Filing holes. Detached leaves.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 200

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Association of Jewish Culture in Hamburg – Membership Cards, 1936-1937

Jüdischer Kulturbungd, two different membership cards. Hamburg, 1935-1936; 1937-1938. The other card bears membership fees stamps.
Membership cards of a Jewish cultural organization, established in 1933 by Kurt Baumann, following forbidding Jewish cultural activities in Nazi Germany. The organization, centered in Berlin, encompassed 50,000 members in one hundred cities in Germany and created a rich and varied cultural activity.
10 to 10.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 626

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Isaac Cremieux’s Grave

Printed picture of the tombstone of Isaac Cremieux of Paris.
Elaborate tombstone with family embelm and statues of various figures. French and Hebrew writing. Died 1880. Early, rare postcard, printed in Romania.
Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 648

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Soldiers on Yom Kippur 1870

Kol Nidre… vor metz 1870. Shown are Jewish soldiers praying in a makeshift synagogue.
Printed in Frankfurt, not divided.
Fair condition, rounded corners, creased.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 808

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Book of Magic in Yiddish – Vilna, 1927

Visnshaftlekhe kuntzen [scientific magics], S. Bastamsky. Bibliatek "grininke beymelech", Vilna, 1927.
First booklet, dealing with scientific magics.
16 pages, 16 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 950

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Small “Srulik” Sculpture

Sculpture of the "Srulik" figure, sitting, painted and glazed ceramic. Israel, 1950's.
Signed on bottom "Lapid Made in [Israel].
Height: 16.5 cm, maximal width: 15.5 cm Good condition, except for a crack to left leg.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 63

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Yiddish Writers Anthology – Bucarest, 1928

Din literature idiş, pagini de antologie [Yiddish literature, anthology leaves]. Bucarest, 1928.
Anthology of works by Y.L.Peretz, S. An-sky, Ya'akov Deenezon (the photographs of the three of them appear on the cover), Avraham Reisen, Shalom Ash and others
93, [2] pages, 21.5 cm. Fair condition. Stains. Creases to edges of leaves and cover. Inscription in pen on cover and on title page.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 147

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Soviet Union Regulations – New York, 1943

Regulations of the Socialist Soviet Republic Association. New York, 1943.
Yiddish translation printed in New York, of the Soviet Union regulations, published by the national Jewish-Soviet Friendship Association. Yiddish, with map of the Soviet Union.
32 pages, 19 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 249

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Munich, 1947-1948 – Two Booklets

1. De erste velt-konferenz [first world conference], World Youth Federation "Dror – Hechalutz Hatza'ir". Munich, 1947. 302 pages, 21 cm.
2. A leben gayt oif [life that disappeared forever], S. Berlinsky. Munich, 1948. 123 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Both are ex-library copies, with ink stamps.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 540

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Alon Bechot– Azkarat Neshamot Leaf in Lithographic Print

Alon Bechot, "Yorzeit" leaf in colorful impressive lithographic print.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 755

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Avraham Ben Yitzchak – Poetry – Tarshish Publishing, Limited Edition

Poems by Avraham Ben Yitzchak. Printed on behalf of Association of the Poet's Friends, through Tarshish Books Publishing (Dr. Moshe Shpitzer). Jerusalem, [1952].
Includes the poet's biography, facsimile of a handwritten poem, the 11 poems which he published in his life and parts of the inheritance. Published in 400 copies.
[18] leaves, 25 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 831

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Man in His Homeland – Hebrew Study Book – Hungary, 1942

Man in homeland, book for the study of Hebrew for adults, by Shlomo Kodesh. Published by alliance of Chalutzim organizations. Budapest, 1942?.
Book for the study of Hebrew ith Chalutzim texts. Illustrations by Shlomo Ha-Cohen.
142 pages, 20 cm. Good condition, soft-vocer – slightly worn and creased. Signatures of previous owners.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 138

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Association of Blind Jews in Vienna – Yearbook, 1938

Thou shall not put an obstacle before the blind, Jüdisches Blindenjahrbuch [yearbook of the Association of Blind Jews in Vienna]. Vienna, 1937-1938.
Many essays, clanedar for 1938, with illustrations and list of holidays. At the end of the booklet appears address-list of some of the association's members. A few photographs. German.
96 pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Tears to spine nonprofessionally restored.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 190

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The Talmudist Jew – Anti-Semitic Booklet – Belgium, 1936

Le Juif Talmudiste, A. Rohling [the Talmudist Jew]. Brussels, 1936. First edition.
Booklet about the dangerous beliefs and customs of the Jewish religion. Pseudo-scientific booklet proving the dangers involved with Jews and Judaism. Four anti-semitic illustrations. French.
81,[6] pages, 21 cm. Good condition. Slight damages to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 318

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Menu – JNF – Shekel – Morocco, 1936

Menu for the first conference of JNF and Shekel cooperators in Casablanca, Morocco, 1936.
Dishes include: Emek peas, Deganya artichoke hearts, Nehalel roast chicken and more. Greeting in back: "Honored friends, Mr. and Mrs. Nathanson… greetings… from the first conference of Morocco Zionists…" with signatures of 11 members. Drawings of colorful flowers and ribbons. French.
18 cm. Good-fair condition. Slight tears, stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 474

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Lazar Krestin – Vienna, 1928

Lazar Krestin, printed calling card with letter to Dr. Kaminka. Vienna, 1928.
Krestin (1868-1938), Painter born in Lithuania, famous for his paintings of Jewish figures.
Dr. Aharon Kaminka (1866-1950), rabbi, teacher, Zionist activist, researcher, poet and translator; participated in the first Zionist congress, taught in the Beit Midrash Le-Rabanim in Vienna, translated classic Greek literature into Hebrew and researched the bible.
10.5 X 6.5 cm. Fair condition. Folds to center and corner. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 746

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Charles Baudelaire and Paul Verlaine in Yiddish

Tsen lider fun bodler un verlen, simche shvartz (translated into Yiddish). Tchernovitz 1936.
Poetry book by Charles Baudelaire and Paul Verlaine, Yiddish and French page facing page. Handwritten dedication by Schwartz (Paris, September 1937). Printed in 500 copies, this copy is not numbered.
29 pages, 15.5 cm. Fair condition, stains on cover and tears to its edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 778

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Prometeus – Alter Katsizne – Warsaw, 1920

Prometeus, Alter Katsizne. Warsaw, 1920.
Dramatic poem by one of the leading Jewish writers in Poland between the two world ward, Alter Katsizne (1885-1941), who participated in the modernistic almanach "Ringen" and in the literary group "Chaliastre". A prelude precedes the text ("preludye" as it appears in the book), which in fact is a lithograph by Yossef Seidenbeutel. A small illustration signed H.B. (Henryk Berlewi) appears on the last page.
56, [2] pages, 19 cm. Fair condition. Moisture damages. Front cover detached, back cover missing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 820

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In Veldle – Yiddish Drama for Children – Chicago, 1926

In veldle [in the small forest], Michal Davidson. Chicago, 1926.
Two-acts drama for children. Black and white illustrations in the book, on separate pages and on the cover, by Tudros Geller.
[137] pages, 26 X 18 cm. Good condition. Binding somewhat loose and worn.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 792

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German Book for Youngsters – Vienna, 1930

Durch Welt und Zeit: Judische Jugendbuch. Siegfried, 1930.
Through world and time: Jewish youngsters book. On the binding and illustration of a soldier in a field raising a flag with a Maggen David in front of a young girl. Additional illustration following the title page. German.
142 [2] pages, 21.5 cm. Good condition, binding torn and partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 898

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Yehudah Mintz – Letter to Bezalel, 1914

Letter of application to Bezalel, by Yehudah Mintz. Sierpc, Poland, 1914.
Mintz attached to his letter a drawing of his, the portrait of Peretz Smolenskin. "I attach herewith the drawing of Peretz Smolenskin and I ask you to inform me if I have enough talent to be accepted to Bezalel".
[3] pages, 21 cm. Painting 21 X 12 cm. Good condition. Filing holes.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 11

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Kibbutz Kiryat Anavim, 1943

Pesach Haggadah, Kiryat Anavim, 1943.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah, with illustrations. Short haggadah, with some of the traditional text with songs and various reading passages.
8 leaves, 28 cm. Good condition. Folding marks. Foxing-stains, mainly to last leaves.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 33

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Kibbutz Ein Ha-Choresh, 1950

Pesach Haggadah, Ein Ha-Choresh, 1950.
Non-traditional stenciled haggada, artistic handwriting and illustrations. Passages of the traditional text and of the Jewish sources, "Yizkor" and different variations: "every year the gates of our country were locked and now they are open to all our people". Designer of haggadah signed: Gila.
[1] Title cover, 18 leaves, 22 cm. Good condition. Creases to edges of cover and a few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 159

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Morocco – Four Printed Items

1. "Bisman Tov Vihatzlacha", paper bag from bakery or pastry shop in Fez. Very good condition.
2. Page with Rosh Hashana wishes, with a special poem. From the Laudir business, which sold Scotch whisky, Casablanca. Good condition.
3. Elam Dloipak Almograbin, page from the Jewish Wipak organization. Arabic, Arabic-Hebrew and French. Mentions Sultan Mohamed the Fifth, who was the Sultan in Morocco since 1927. Signed in print by Yichya Almalich and Yichya Almagriv. Very good condition.
4. Page with advertisement and Rosh Hashana wishes, from the Yosef Alkuby's Lux House business in Casablanca, 1953. Poor condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 265

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Printing Sheets for Bus Cards

10 printing sheets for bus cards. Every sheet has about 100 cards of Dan and Hamekasher bus companies, for bus rides which cost 9-13 agurot, in various colors.
35x48 cm on average. Good condition, Some with filing holes and some tears and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 649

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WWI – Jewish Military Synagogue in Galicia

Postcard showing Jewish military cemetery in Zaklitchen. Printed in Vienna, 1918.
Fair condition, restored tear in center.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 631

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Theodore Herzl – First Hebrew Ship in he Baltic Sea

Theodore Herzl, the first Hebrew ship in the Baltic sea. Betar Publishing, Latvia?
Mailed with stamp of Betar marine school in Civitavechia (Italy).
Good condition. Folding mark in the middle and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 779

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Matatron – Yiddish Poem – Warsaw, 1922

Matatron: apokaliptishe poeme [apocalyptic poem], by Aharon Zeitlin. "Alt-Jung" publishing house, Warsaw, 1922.
One of Zeitlin's first books – a Hebrew and Yiddish writer and poet. Poem in Yiddish. On the cover large illustration in black and white.
64 [4] pages, 22 cm. Fair condition, spine disassembled, cover and a few leaves are detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 22

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New Haggadah for Pesach – Philadelphia, 1947-1950

Three brochures: a naye haggadah/a naye haggadah shel Pesach edited by P. Simon, di Philadelfier arbeter ring shulen, Philadelphia, 1947, 1949, 1950.
Including reading-texts and songs for Pesach, in Yiddish with some Hebrew. A few sections are from the Jewish sources, most of them by Hebrew writers or Yiddish writers and poets.
22.5 – 28 cm. Good condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 286

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Letters Sent from Vienna to Safed, 1916-1918

8 letters sent from J.L. Brecher in Vienna, to his father (and a separate letter to his mother, after the father's passing) in the city of Safed. 1916-1918.
Typewritten of stationery of "Hilfkommission 1915 u. Oestereichisches Landeskomitee für Palästina" [1915 Help Committee and the National Austrian Committee for Israel]. Brecher, who was probably a secretary or treasurer of the committee, details the transmission of sums from Austria to needy Jews in Israel. Charity money deposited in the Rothchild Bank in Vienna are also mentioned.
[12] leaves, 18.5 cm on average. Varying condition, some in good condition. Some are torn and stained by water.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 541

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Three Large Single Leaves – Jerusalem

1. Yorzeit – Azkarat Neshamot leaf of "Mea Shearim" Talmud Torah and Yeshiva committee, Jerusalem, lithographic print. 43 cm. Very good condition.
2. Membership card of "Sha'ar Ha-Shamayim" Yeshivah, Jerusalem. Lithographic print, Monsohn, 1920's. 50 cm, stains and creases to edges.
3. An elaborate certificate to a donor by "Shomrey Ha-Chomot" Kolel of the Austro-Hungarian community in Jerusalem (blank). 60 cm. Creases, stains and tears to edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 191

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Invitation to an Event – Entrance Forbidden for Jews – Denmark, 1938

Den nationale Liga, invitation to an event sponsored by the National-Socialist Party. Denmark, September 1938.
Event sponsored by the National-Socialist party, concerning the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen. The end of the invitation states der har ikke Adgandøj {Jews are forbidden to enter]. On the upper right corner appears a swastika.
20 X 14 cm. Good condition. Few stains and creases.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 53

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Bar Mitzvah Speech by S. Boimtsaiger – Bendery, 1905

Speech held by S. Boimtsaiger on his thirteen's birthday. Bender (Bendery, Moldova), A. Alexandrov Printing Press, 1905.
A poem in Hebrew opens the booklet. The Bar Mitzvah speech itself is in Yiddish. At the end of the booklet are a commentary on an aggadah from Shabat tractate and a passage from Shulchan Aruch Yoreh De'a concerning a pierced egg.
Title cover, 24 pages, 13.5 cm. Fair condition. Dry fragile paper. Tears with omissions and a few stains.
Rare. One of the four Hebrew prints of Bendery.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 225

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Persecution of European Jews – Budapest, 1948

Az üldözések kora - Zsidósors Európában, Lévai Jenö. Budapest, 1948.
Documentation of the fate of Jews during the holocaust, with emphasis on the Jews of Hungary, concentration camps and the extermination. More than one hundred photographs and copies of relevant documents. Hungarian.
335 pages, 24.5 cm. Fair condition. Original paper-jacket, detached and torn. First leaves partly detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 331

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Guide for Olim to Eretz Yisrael – Warsaw, 1925 – Map

Veg Vayser for olim kayn eretz yisrael [guide for olim to Eretz Yisrael]. Warsaw, 1925.
Preceding the title page is a folded map of Eretz Yisrael. Details about obtaining a certificate, visa, forwarding belongings, and information for Olim through Romania, Triest, addresses of Jewish institutions in Warsaw and more. Two forms are enclosed at the end of the booklet. Yiddish.
32 pages, 21.5 cm. Very good condition. In original paper envelope, bound in hard cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 821

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Children’s Stories for the Study of Hebrew – 1910

Illustrated khristematia , Y. Ben david. "Ha-Boker" publishing,Pietrekov, 1910.
Collection of illustrated children's stories for the study of Hebrew. Many black and white illustrations accompany the text, conversations and questions for pupils.
70 pages, 21.5 cm. Fair condition, tears and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 576

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David Ben-Gurion with Workers of Israel Railway – Aroshkes

Photograph of Ben-Gurion with the workers of Israel Railway.
Signed by the photographer Zvi Oron (Aroshkes) in pen, and on reverse side photographer's ink stamp.
38.5 X 31 cm, good condition. Few stains and creases. Dark stains (glue remnants?) on reverse side.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 677

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“LeShana Tova Tikatevu” – US, 1909

3 postcards “LeShana Tova Tikatevu” with Magen David and inscription in Hebrew, designed by I. Hillson. Published by Jewish pub. Co. of N.E. Boston, US. Mailed in 1909.
Good condition, light creasing to corners.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 149

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Judaism in Marseille, Paris and Bayonne – Three Booklets

1. Les vestiges de l'Espagnol et du Portugais Chez les Israèlites de Bayonne, Albert Lèvi. Bayonne, 1936. Jewish Cemetary of the Spanish-Portogese Community in Bayonne.
2. Compte-rendu de la gestion du consistoire Israèlite de Marseille. Merseille, 1882. Organizational report of Marseille Jewry.
3. Sermon pronounce le… Rosch-HaSchana 5625 dans le temple de Paris Par M. le Grand-Rabbin Isidor. Paris, [1885]. Rabbi Isidor's Rosh Hashana sermon delivered in Paris synagogue, 1884.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 301

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Herzl’s Image on Marble Base

Herzl's image, bronze casting, with inscription Theodore Herzl next to the base. Attached to two marble bases, with cloth pasted to bottom.
Sculpture height: 15.5 cm, with bases: 20.5 cm. Greatest width: 14.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 490

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Ephraim Kishon – Handwritten Letter, 1970

Ephraim Kishon, handwritten letter. Addressed, probably, to his agent or his accountant. New York, 7.11.70. Long letter with description of trying to sell translation rights and filming rights of his stories. "I am selling, maybe, the "Policeman" [Azulai] […] how is Salah going?".
[2] pages, 26.5 cm. Good condition. Filing holes and office-pin-marks.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 725

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Catalogue of Jewish Community Library in Frankfurt

Katalog Der Gemeindebibliothek Israelitische Gemeinde Frankfurt am
Main, 1932.
Catalogue of public library of Jewish Community of Frankfurt. German.
146 pages, 22 cm. Good condition. Few foxing-stains and moisture-marks, slight tears.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 192

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Jews are Human Beings – Anti-semitic Booklet – Brussels, 1942

Joden zijn ook menschen!, anti-semitic booklet by Jef van de Wiele. Brussels, 1942.
Photographs presenting Jews handling jewelry and Jews of wealthy families, alongside poor or crippled Jews. Texts by the Belgian Nazi politician Jef van de Wiele (1903-1979). Van de Wiele was sentenced to death after World War II, charged with collaboration with the Nazis, but finally his punishment was exchanged for life in Prison. After 17 years in prison he was discharged and settled in West Germany.
32 wiritten pages, [8] photograph plates, 21 cm. Good condition. Slight tear to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 226

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The Tragedy of Slovak Jewry – Pictures and Documents, 1949

The Tragedy of Slovak Jewry – pictures and documents. Published by the documentation project by the community union in Bratislava. Printed in Prague, 1949.
Dozens of photographs, illustrations and documents relating to the destruction of Slovakian Jewry.
142, [4] pages, 28.5 cm. Good condition. Stains on the pages and cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 332

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Eretz Yisrael Opera – Collection of Programmes, the 1920’s

17 booklets of the "Eretz Yisrael Opera Library". Tel Aviv, 1920's.
Names of participants, writer, translator and other contributors appear on the title cover. The opera libretto appears in the booklet. In the first booklets the text is in Hebrew, Arabic and English. Including the booklet of the first performed opera, La Travietta by Verdi). Other booklets: Rigoletto, Faust, Aida, Otelo, Carmen, the Barber of Seville and more.
The Eretz Yisrael Opera was established in 1923 by Mordechai Golinkin, conductor in the St. Petersburg opera who moved to Eretz Yisrael in the same year.
Average size: 22 cm. Fair condition, variable. Stains and tears to spine.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 426

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Who is a Jew Folder, 1958

Who is a Jew folder – a question raised in the State of Israel, and responses by some of Israel's sages. Jerusalem, October 1958.
Copies of letters by Chaim Hazaz, Burla, Agnon, Bergman and other writers and intellectuals. A letter by David Ben Gurion opens the folder.
[3], 125 pages printed on a type-writer and stenciled, 32 cm. Fair condition. Front cover and first leaves detached and torn. Back cover missing.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 380

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End of Second World War – Newspapers for British Forces in Italy

1-2. Union Jack issue [daily paper of the British Forces] of 08.05.45' headline: Germany: the end ; evening paper, headline: Big three proclaim victory in Eueope. Tears to edges, stains.
3. Victory issue of The Stars and stripes [daily paper of the British forces in Italy], headline: It's over here. Tears to edges, stains.
4. Issue of Time magazine of 12.05.45, edition for the forces fighting in italy. Illustration of soldiers of the three nations and the writing: The big three – one job done". Back cover detached.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 476

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Otto Warburg – Signed Letter

Otto Warburg, Letter printed on type-writer on official stationery of the Executive Committee of the Zionist Organization. Berlin, 1917.
The letter in French was sent from Berlin to Mrs. Hochberg in Zurich in 1917. (At the time Warburg served as third president of the Zionist Organization). Dr. Warburg conveys his condolences to Mrs. Hochberg on the death of her husband, and asks her to take care of the deceased financial matters with the assistance of Mr. Lichtheim in Constantinople. [=Dr. Richard Lichtheim, a member of the Zionist Organization, served on its behalf in Constantinople between 1913 and 1917; editor of "Di Welt" newspaper and author of the book "History of Zionism in Germany"]. Singed in the end with ink stamp of the executive committee of the organization (in French) and hand-signed by Warburg.
[2] printed pages, 23 cm. Fair condition. Stains, slight tears to edges.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 357

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We Shall Fight the Plague – Ephraim Talmy and Yossef Bass – Tel Aviv

We shall fight the plague, by Ephraim Talmy. Illustrations: Yossef Bass. Tel Aviv, published by the Civil Guard, the 1940's.
A rhymed brochure, with instructions for fighting rats to avoid eruption of the plague.
12 pages, 15.5 X 10 cm. Good condition. Foxing-stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 459

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Single leaves with Songs for Theater Shows – Warsaw

4 slim booklets with songs for theater shows. Warsaw, 1920s-1930s.
Di Meshumadim, Der Goilem, and other songs, Rivkele, Reizele, and other songs.
Sizes vary, good condition. Some have tears and stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 629

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Postcard – Uriel Birnbaum – 1947

Postcard by Uriel Birnbaum, on its back New Year's greetings and notification that the income is dedicated for immigration absorption in Palestine by Agudat Yisrael Workers in Germany (Sh'erit ha-Pletah).
Sent by mail, some wrinkles. One stamp is torn off.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 236

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Derech Golim – Woodcuts by paul Konrad Henich, 1943

Derech Golim, 13 woodcuts relating to the rise of the Nazi party, and the holocaust, by professor Paul Konrad Henich. Haifa, 1943.
Booklet was printed from original woodcuts. Amongst the titles of works: "Ot Ha=Kalon", "Moked", "Peraot" and more. Prof. P.K. Henich (1907-1997), artist, researcher and educator. Came to Eretz Yisrael in 1935 following the rise of the Nazi party and established in Haifa the "Art Studio – Haifa".
[16] leaves, 24 cm. Good condition. Detached cover.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 416

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Collection of Receipts and Notes – the 1940’s and the War of Independence

11 documents, receipts and tickets. Eretz Yisrael, most of them from the 1940's and the War of Independence period, two from the early 1950's.
In the collection: temporary service card of the Jerusalem headquarters; receipt for donating 2 pounds to the "Iron Fund" of the ETEZEL; drafting order for fortifications to protect the Tel Avid area; receipt for donation to "Rescue Fund" in Jerusalem and other documents.
Various sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 864

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Masada – Worovichik

Masada, Impressions from Journey in the Judean Desert, Moshe Worovichik.
22 high-quality linoleum printings, some colorful. Dedication in pen, (from the author's family?)
[24] pages, 26x31.5 cm. Very good condition, stains. With (rare) original cover, damaged.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 3

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Haggadah Illustrated by S. Yedidyah – Kloz, 1938

Pesach Haggadah illustrated by Shlomo Yedida [Yedidyah] Seelenfreund (Jerusalem). Kloz, 1938.
Hebrew Haggadah, introduction and comments in Hungarian. Each page set in a colorful frame illustrated by the artist S. Yedidya.
[1]. 74 pages, 22.5 cm. Fair condition. Binding partly detached, stained and worn. Few stains to leaves of the haggadah.
Otzar 3669, Yaari 2264.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 333

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Bulletin of the Palestine Near East Exhibition and Fair, 1925

4 issues of "Bulletin of the Palestine Near East Exhibition & Fair". Tel Aviv, October-November, 1925.
Speeches at the opening ceremony, article title "The Ideal is Made in Israel" by Avigdor Ha-Meiri, articles about the exhibits and the various exhibitions.
8 pages per issue. Sheets are not cut. 29.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 801

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Mi-Yalkuti – Stories for Children with Illustrations – Krakow, 1920

Mi-Yalkuti: stories for children with illustrations, N. Mifelev. "Sefer" publishing, Krakow, 1920.
Five children's stories by Mifelev, a Hebrew and Yiddish writer. Black and white illustrations by H. Elner.
62 pages, 13.5 cm. Good condition, newly bound.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 130

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Jewish Address Books – Germany

Kartell Jüdischer Verbindungen Adressbuch 1919. Stettin (Szczecin), 1919. Jewish address book, divided into groups, organizations, in alphabetical order. 176 pages, 17.5 cm. Good condition. Stains.
Adressbuch der Berliner Longen U.O.B.B. Berlin, 1928. Address book divided according to streets and neighborhoods, in alphabetical order. 204 pages, 22 cm. Good condition. Stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 300

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Image of Herzl

Bronze casting – Herzl's image. The base has a square frame, and the inside is hollow.
Height: 15 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 25

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Union of Hebrew Workers –Haifa Workers Council, 1948

Pesach 1948, published by the culture committee of the Haifa Workers Council, the General Union of Hebrew Workers in Eretz Yisrael, 1948.
Non-traditional stenciled haggadah (title cover printed), with a few illustrations. Passages from the traditional text alongside with reading-texts, spring songs, "Yizkor" for the War of Independence victims and more. First wine glass for the liberty of Israel, second glass for the Jewish State, third glass for free Aliya, fourth glass for the defenders and the army, and at the end – common singing.
17 pages, 22 cm. Many foxing stains to text. Printed cardboard cover ("presented by Ivor Gais, Manchester") torn and missing, pasted to leaves.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 131

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Hakoach Vienna Organization Touring Palestine, 1926

Dritte Palästina-Ägypten-Reise des Sportklubs "Hakoah" wien unter der Devise: "Pessach in Erez Izrael". Third tour of Sports Club"Hakoach" Vienna, under the title "Pesach in Eretz Yisrael", March 23 to April 22, 1926. Vienna, 1926.
Detailed booklet for members of the sports club, including a folded table with a daily plan of the tour: lectures and excursions in Eretz Yisrael and Egypt.
8 pages, [1] folded table, 23 cm. Good condition. Tear to folded table.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 544

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Mizrach –Toronto – Canada

Mizrach for wall, printed in blue and red. Toronto, Canada.
Letter-combinations, hand-palm shape and prayer sections. On the back side a Yiddish text by Rabbi Yudel Rosenberg of Toronto is printed.
44 cm, good condition. Creases and tears to edges. Pinhole to upper part. Few dark stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 569

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Adloyada (Purim parade) in Tel-Aviv – Photographic collection

32 small photographs of the Adloyada parade in Tel Aviv, 1930s and 1940s. No specific date and no caption on the back. One of the displays photographed from the parade has the slogan, “We boycott German goods here.”
Size of photographs 6.5x8 cm.
Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 228

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Ort Magazine – Linz, 1948

Ilustrirter Ort magazine. Linz, 1948.
Issues number 1 and 6 of first year. Include articles and many photographs of ort activities in the survivors camps.
12, 16 pages, 31 cm. Good condition. Stains to cover and tear to issue number 1.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 428

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Israel Bar the Spy – Collection of Documents and Photographs

5 photographs' in two of them Bar is seen with Dayan and ben Gurion; draft of the booklet "Israel's Security" with comments and censor's corrections; letters related to the book and agreement to publish the book "Israel's Security – Yesterday Today Tomorrow" by Bar.
Israel Bar (1912- 1966) "Hagana" member. With the establishment of I.D.F was appointed as one of the two assistants of the head of Operations Wing and deputy of the chief of general staff, served as head of planning department of the operations wing security department. Was arrested on March 1961 as suspected spy for the Soviets, was found guilty and condemned for 10 years in prison, he appealed and was sent to 15 years in prison. Died in prison of a heart attack in May 1966.
23 documents and 5 photographs, varying sizes and conditions.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 432

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Geneva Vision – Alexander Penn + Communist Leaf

1. Geneva Vision, poem by Alexander Penn. "Ba-Mifne" publishing, Tel Aviv, 1935. Drawing on the cover by Miron Sima. 24 pages, 19 cm. Good condition. Moth holes. First brochure published by Alexander Penn.
2. Single communist leaf. Drawing of a Russian, Israeli and German holding arms and First of May flags: the Russian with hammer and sickle, the Israeli with the emblem of "Ha-Poel" and the German with a swastika. 18.5 X 17.5 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 796

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Three Illustrated Children’s Books – German

1. Das Verschlossene Buch: Judische Märchen. Berlin 1918. Jewish stories for children.
2. Das Lustige Buch furs judische Kind. Breslau, 1926. Humoristic book for Jewish children.
Varying size and condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 141

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Booklets Published by the Jewish Community – Berlin, 1939

Kleiner almanach – der Juden in Berlin [small almanach – Jews in Berlin]. Berlin, 1939.
Photographs of the Zachs family and gravestones of the family, Rabbi Ya'akov Frieman and a Mezuzah photograph. 32 pages, 18.5 cm. Fair condition.
S' Haba'im Yashresh Ya'akov, Jakob Freimann zum Gedächtnis [in memory of Ya'akov Freiman]. Berlin, 1937. Published by the Jewish Community. Portrait of Rabbi Freiman and two photographs of his funeral. 24 pages, [3] photographic plates, 22 cm. Good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 251

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Unser Heint – Munich, 1951

Unser Heint. Munich, February 15, 1951.
Issue number 1 of an "Independent" newspaper. Many advertisements and varied articles, news from Israel and the world as well as from Germany.
6 pages, 54 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 556

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Shana Tova Cards with Gilded Illustrations and Drawings – U.S.A

7 leaves with a printed greeting "Le-Shana Tova Tikatev/u". U.S.A.
Leaves are folded into 2 on their front are printed embossed illustrations, decorated with gold. Greeting in Hebrew and English. Colored cut-out drawings were pasted to all the leaves like a Jew holding the Torah, flowers, girl holding a Shan Tova flag and so on.
20.5 – 21 cm. Very good condition. One greeting somewhat different from others.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 783

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A Maisse Mit a Ber — Illustrations by Boris Aronson – New York, 1925

A Maisse Mit a Ber [Story about a Bear], Peretz Hirschbein. Published by Matanot, New York, 1925. Six illustrations by Boris Aronson on the title page and in the body of the booklet, including a number of ornamented letters designed by Aronson.
40 columns (10 leaves), 19.5x25 cm. Good condition. Folds to corner. Pencil inscription on the cover. Ink stamps.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 132

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Yiddish Guide to a Trade Fair in Leipzig, 1927

Dos oyfblihen fun dem Leipziger yarid (messe), Poyl foss. Leipzig, August 1927.
Booklet about the 1927 trade fair in Leipzig. Including graphs and statistical data as well as photographs of the buildings in the trade center and various trade shows taking place. The booklet was printed in the printing press of the successors of Adolf Holzheusen in Vienna. Golden illustrations on the cover. Yiddish.
31, [1] page, 22 cm. Fair condition. Stains, creases and moisture marks.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 450

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Akavya ben Mehalelel – Frankfurt de-Maine, 1932

Akavya ben Mehalelel, by Chazan Rabbi Israel Alter. Frankfurt am-Maine, 1932.
Akavya ben Mehalelel, Jewish sage from the period of Hillel the elder, see Ethics of the Fathers, Chapter 3, Mishna 1.
5 pages, 32 cm. Good condition, few stains.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 537

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Share – “Geula” Company – Sofia, 1922

Share, "Jewish Cooperative Popular Company 'Geula" – Sofia" (established 1921). Sofia (Bulgaria), 1922.
Frame decorated with illustrations of the 12 tribes, Maggen David and emblems of the company, with stamp and company's ink stamp.
38 X 27 cm. Good condition. Vertical folding mark.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 612

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Dr. Karpel Lippe – The First Speaker at the First Congress

1. Portrait and inscription Dr. K. Lippe, Jaşĭ. Fair condition.
2. Eighty to Strength, 1830-1910, with a short poem in honor of Dr. Lippe and his portrait. Poor condition, torn in 3 and pasted with scotch tape.
Dr, Karpel Lippe was a Jewish doctor and publicist, who lived most of his year in Romania; he was an activist and prominent Zionist leader in Iasi, the elder and president of the First World Zionist Congress, who delivered the opening speech.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 514

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Avigdor Hame’iri – Committee for Publishing His Writings – Collection of Letters

Collection of letters, from the Jubilee Committee for Publishing Avigdor Hame'iri's Writings, in 20 volumes, from the 30s-40s. Documents dealing with publication of Hame'ri's writings: contracts for publishing books and the "Hamachar" journal edited by Heme'iri, various bills, requests for financial assistance for publishing the books from Bialik Institute Publishing. Two documents in Hame'ri's handwriting and with his signature. It is possible that also a number of notes and calculations are in Hame'ri's handwriting.
30 documents and several envelopes, some were stamped and mailed. Varying sizes, fair through good condition.

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Auction 9 Lot Number 670

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