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Auction Name
Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika objects and more
Auction Date
06/22/2021 - 06/22/2021
Sale Number
#44
Total Lots
243
Sold Lots
155
Lots Sold
63.79%
Unsold Lots
88
Total Sales (USD)
50,626.80
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
0.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
Inf%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
137

Historic, rare, and special: the original letter of protest over the attack on the Ga’avad the Minchat Yitzhak, handwritten and signed by the Steipler Rebbe and signed by Maran Gra’amm Shach. Bnei Brak 1980.

1980 Not Available USD 2,091.00
257

Letter in the handwriting and signature of the AdmorRabbi Ben Zion Yehuda Leib Tversky from Hornstaypel Chicago Terach"

Not Available USD 2,091.00
12

Siddur Tefillah based on the nusach Ari with ma’amarim from the Tanya, second section. Zhitomir, Shapira, 1864.

1864 Not Available USD 2,091.00
11

Siddur Tefillah based on the nusach Ari with ma’amarim from the Tanya. First section—printed by Shapira in Zhitomir 1863.

1863 Not Available USD 1,968.00
164

Large composition handwritten by Rabbi Yaakov Haim Sofer, the Kaf HaChayim.

Not Available USD 1,845.00
254

Rare and Special: Terms of Condition and Ketubah Note for the Rebbe's Marriage Rabbi Yisrael Rabinowitz of Chisinau Ben Admor Rabbi Mascalie and son-in-law of Rabbi Admor Rabbi Mordechai Zusia Matrisk

Not Available USD 1,722.00
179

Ilan HaKodesh amulet handwritten on parchment, „Written in holiness and purity…for zera shel kayma …and preservation from plagues.” Well-preserved, pretty, inside a matching silver case for hanging around one’s neck.

Not Available USD 1,353.00
42

Rare Sefer Yesod: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch by Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried—first edition, from the author’s lifetime. Ungbar 1864.

1864 Not Available USD 1,230.00
2

The first siddur printed in Zhitomir—prayer book for Shabbat. Shapira printing, Zhitomir 1847.

1847 Not Available USD 1,045.50
123

Rare: Mishnayot handwritten on parchment. 14th century.

14th century. Not Available USD 984.00
255

Blessings and salvation and fulfillment of all your requests ...: Letter in the handwriting and signature of the Kabbalist and masterpiece Rabbi Hezekiah Fish of Mate Salke - written near the outbreak of the Holocaust

Not Available USD 984.00
156

Letter of recommendation handwritten and signed by Rabbi Refael Shapira, the son-in-law of the Natziv of Volozhin. 1915

1915 Not Available USD 922.50
186

Sha’ar HaTefila by Rabbi Haim of Chernowitz, the Beer Mayim Chayim. First edition, Sadilkov 1825.

1825 Not Available USD 922.50
221

Special and Historical: Marriage Certificate for the Marriage of the Gab

Not Available USD 922.50
126

Complete manuscript with Chumash Parsha. Yemen, 19th century.

19th century. Not Available USD 738.00
250

Handwritten letter of peace and signature of the Rebbe Rabbi Baruch Asher of Chernobyl and Rebbetzin Reisel to the Rebbe Rabbi David Moshe of Tchortkov

Not Available USD 738.00
129

Large collection of manuscripts, including on the reveal of the End Days in 1878. Eastern countries, from the 18th century and onward.

18th century and onward. Not Available USD 615.00
138

Chiddushei Torah handwritten by the Tzaddik Rabbi Eliyahu Gutmacher of Greiditz. Cheshvan 1956.

1956 Not Available USD 615.00
153

Shut Panim Me’irot, Sulzbach 1738. Copy with yichus, from the Saba of Chelm.

Not Available USD 615.00
162

Chiddushei kabbalah handwritten and signed by the kabbalist of Baghdad, Rabbi Shimon Aharon Agassi.

Not Available USD 615.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
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