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Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
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08/11/2020 - 08/11/2020
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price

Leaf from an Illuminated Ottoman Manuscript - Sketch of Three Houses of Worship in Istanbul

Not Available USD 18,750.00
331 Joseph Budko (1888-1940)

Forty-Eight Original Etching Plates and Woodblocks Used for his Prints

Not Available USD 10,000.00
6 Theodor Herzl

News from Venus - Theodor Herzl's First Book, Inscribed and Hand-Signed by Him

1887 Not Available USD 9,375.00
326 Joseph Budko

Collection of Letters, Photographs and Personal Documents from the Estate of Artist Joseph Budko - Documenting the Artist's Life and Work

20th Century Not Available USD 9,375.00

The Guest Book of the Cooperative Winegrowers Society - Hundreds of Signatures of Personalities who Visited the Wineries of Rishon LeZion and Zichron Ya'akov

1920s to 1980s Not Available USD 7,500.00

Film Poster - Land of Promise by Keren HaYesod

1935 Not Available USD 7,500.00
261 David Ben-Gurion

Autograph Postcard Signed by David Ben-Gurion - Written a Day after the Establishment of the State of Israel

1948 Not Available USD 6,250.00
81 Christian van Adrichom

Theatrum Terrae Sanctae, - Twelve Engraved Maps of Palestine

1593 Not Available USD 5,000.00

Collection of Decrees and Proclamations Issued by Empress Maria Theresa - The Jews of Mantua

Not Available USD 5,000.00

Map of Palestine Printed on a Linen Handkerchief - Souvenir from the Conquest of Jerusalem by the British

Not Available USD 4,000.00
332 Joseph Budko (1888-1940)

Collection of Etching Plates for Bookplates

Not Available USD 3,750.00

Soviet Propaganda Poster - The 20th Anniversary of the 1905 Revolution

Not Available USD 3,750.00

Large Collection of Posters - Theater and Opera Productions, Concerts, Purim Carnival Processions, Balls and More

Not Available USD 3,750.00
139 Jewish National Fund

Redeem the Land - Poster Issued by the Jewish National Fund

Not Available USD 3,750.00
329 Joseph Budko (1888-1940)

Etchings for the Passover Haggadah

Not Available USD 3,250.00

Album of Photograph by Photographer Avraham Soskin - Presented to Maxa Nordau on the Occasion of Her Visit to Tel Aviv, 1926

1926 Not Available USD 3,250.00

Collection of Letters and Documents - Nazi Tax Authority in Vienna

Not Available USD 3,125.00

Propaganda Poster Issued by the OZET Organization, Designed by Mark Epstein

1932 Not Available USD 2,875.00

Collection of Lantern Slides - Photographs of Palestine by the Photographers of the American Colony

Not Available USD 2,750.00

Large Collection of Academic Works - The Bible and the Hebrew Language

18th-19th Centuries Not Available USD 2,750.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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