Kedem Auction: Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture, 12, Jerusalem

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
01/09/2018 - 01/09/2018
Page Size: 496 items in 20 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Portrait of Theodor Herzl - Advertising Card with Optic Illusion

Tel-Aviv, [first half of 20th century]USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 125.00

Invitation to an Evening in Memory of Theodor Herzl - Postcard Issued by the "Regional Union of Zionists in Eastern France" - Metz, 1933

Metz1933USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 125.00

Two Notices - Invitations to Memorial Ceremonies for Theodor Herzl - Petach Tikva, 1929 / 1937

Petach Tikva1929 / 1937USD 300.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Silver Pendant - Portrait of Theodor Herzl

Israel, [ca. 1950s-60s]USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 125.00

Autoemancipation! - Yehudah Leib Pinsker - Berlin, 1882 - First Edition

Berlin1882USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 450.00

Protocol of "Hovevei Zion" Conference - Katowice, 1884

Katowice, Prussia-Poland,1884USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 450.00

A Notebook with Handwritten Dedications - "Mishmeret Chadasha" Youth Movement, 1920

[Pinsk? Kiev?],1920USD 150.00 - 150.00USD 213.00

Large JNF "Blue Box" - Italy

[1940s?]USD 800.00 - 800.00USD 1,500.00

Four JNF Boxes - "Blue Box" / JNF Ink-Stamp, "Value of Stamp Paid"

[ca. 1930s-40s]USD 340.00 - 340.00USD 438.00

Five JNF Collection Boxes - "Blue Box"

[1920s to 1940s]USD 500.00 - 500.00USD 1,250.00

Shekel HaYovel 1948 - Receipt Booklet

1948USD 100.00 - 100.00Not Sold

Copy of Telegram on behalf of the German Embassy in Istanbul - 1914 - Occupation of Antwerp by the German Army

1914USD 200.00 - 200.00Not Sold

Collection of Greetings for the Wedding of Aryeh Feigenbaum and Rachel Meyuchas - Greetings by the "Rishon LeZion" Moshe Franco, Chief Rabbi of Britain and others - Jerusalem, 1914

Jerusalem1914USD 300.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Two Postcards - Letters to the Directors of the "Herzliya" Hebrew Gymnasium, 1907-1911

Jerusalem and Tiberias, 1907-1911USD 100.00 - 100.00Not Sold

Invitation to the Inauguration Ceremony of the Hebrew University - The University Committee in London, 1925

London, 1925USD 200.00 - 200.00Not Sold

List of Voters for Va'ad HaKehila in Jerusalem - Jerusalem, 1932

Jerusalem, 1932USD 100.00 - 100.00Not Sold

Haaretz Newspaper - Announcement - Verdict of Simcha Chinkis - Tel-Aviv, 1930

Tel-Aviv1930USD 100.00 - 100.00Not Sold

Collection of Leaflets and Broadsides - Elections for Tel-Aviv Municipality

[ca. 1920s-30s].USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 250.00

Collection of Broadsides Printed in Jerusalem and in Tel-Aviv - Official Broadsides Issued by Tel Aviv Municipality, and more

Late 1920s to ca. 1970s-80sUSD 100.00 - 100.00USD 275.00

Fifty Years to the Establishment of Rosh Pina - Wall Newspaper, 1932

Jerusalem, 1932USD 100.00 - 100.00Not Sold

Collection of Receipts and Payment Means

Palestine, first half of 20th century. USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 125.00

Collection of Ephemera Items - Stamps, Transportation Tickets, and more

USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 175.00

Collection of Letters - YIVO Emissary in Palestine, 1930s-40s

Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv, Warsaw, Vilnius, New-York and other locations, mid 1930s until early 1940s USD 400.00 - 400.00Not Sold

The Palestine Government Industrial Exhibition in Cairo, 1941 - Guidebook and Two Certificates

Cairo1941USD 200.00 - 200.00USD 250.00

Issues of Periodicals - Trade and Industry in Palestine

1929-1950USD 100.00 - 100.00USD 125.00
  • <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Jenner (Rev. George Charles). <i>The Evidence at Large...Respecting Dr Jenner's Discovery of Vaccine Inoculation,</i> presentation copy from Edward Jenner to Rev. Rowland Hill, 1805. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Houdini (Harry).- Maggi (Girolamo). <i>De tintinnabulis liber equuleo liber,</i> Harry Houdini's copy, Amsterdam, H. Wetstein, 1689. £600 to £800
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Meyer (Henry Leonard). Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and their Eggs , 7 vol. in 2 plus Illustrations of British Birds, 4 vol., 1842-50 and [1835-51]. £5,000 to £7,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Dickens (Charles). <i>An Entirely New Romantic Drama, in Three Acts, by Mr. Wilkie Collins, called The Frozen Deep,</i> 1857. £3,000 to £4,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Lighthouses and Islands of Ireland, c. 125 drawings, 1867. £6,000 to £8,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Shelley (Lady Jane). Diary, 1853 & 1860. £1,500 to £2,000
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Scottish Binding.- The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, bound in contemporary brown polished calf decorated with the figure of a Chinese spearman, by ?James Scott of Edinburgh, 1778. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Man Within,</i> first edition, signed by the author, 1929. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Mellan (Claude, 1598-1688). The Holy Face, or the Veil of St Veronica, [c. 1649 and later]. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper. March 22, 2018</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Desaguliers (John Theophilus). <i>A Dissertation concerning Electricity,</i> W. Innys, and T. Longman, 1742. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Le Jeune (Paul). <i>Relation de se qui s'est passé en la Nouvelle France en l'anné 1636 enuoyée au R.Pere Provincial de la Compagnie de Iesus en la Province de France,</i> 1637. £2,000 to £3,000
    <b>Forum Auctions, Mar. 22:</b> Stumpf (Johann Rudolph). <i>Gemeiner loblicher Eydgnoschafft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronicwirdiger thaaten beschreibung, </i> Zurich, Froschauer, 1586. £3,000 to £4,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> George Washington, Letter Signed to General James Clinton, preparing for the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, 1778. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Jefferson, Letter Signed, to Major-General Nathanael Greene, promising to send reinforcements against Cornwallis, 1781. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Thomas Edison, Autograph Letter Signed, to Western Union President William Orton, 1878. $10,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> William, Bishop of Coventry, vellum charter granting the church of Rochdale to the Cistercian Abbey of Stanlaw, in Latin, 1222. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> FDR, Photograph Signed & Inscribed, framed with wood removed from the White House roof, 1927. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Dubuffet, archive including many letters written while painting in NYC, 1951-72. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autograph Letter Signed, describing the source of his patience, 1939. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Lithograph portrait of Albert Einstein by Hermann Struck, signed by both, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Charles The Bold, Duke of Burgundy, Letter Signed to Johann IV of Nassau, in French, 1470. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22: Autographs</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Jean Cocteau, Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 1919. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Louis Armstrong, two Autograph Letters Signed to Erich Kauffmann, his lip salve purveyor, 1965-70. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 22:</b> Wernher von Braun, Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Cross, 1975. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. $80,000 to $120,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams: Fine Books and Manuscripts. March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. $200,000 to 300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. $80,000 to $120,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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