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Auction Info

Auction Name
Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika, Art, Israeliana and more
Auction Date
07/26/2021 - 07/26/2021
Sale Number
#45
Total Lots
244
Sold Lots
171
Lots Sold
70.08%
Unsold Lots
73
Total Sales (USD)
49,981.05
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
252

Polemical letter handwritten by the Admor Rabbi Haim Eliezer Shapira (the Minchas Eliezer) of Munkatch to the administration of the Vaad Eida Charedit—

1932 Not Available USD 4,674.00
151

Manuscript with remedies and segulot—

18th century. Not Available USD 2,952.00
180

Handwritten letter signed by Gaon Rabbi Yonatan Shteif, to Rabbi Yosef Haim Zonnenfeld, as well as the handwritten response and signature of Rabbi Zonnenfeld.

1925 Not Available USD 1,968.00
197

Autograph copy of a never-before-printed drasha, handwritten by Rabbi Yisrael Yaakov Elgazi (1743), with condolences and blessings for wealth and honor.

1743 Not Available USD 1,722.00
116

Ashkenazi Torah scroll (Ari) with a white velvet coat

Not Available USD 1,230.00
234

Manuscript—a large composition on the Torah, drash and chassidus, by an unknown gaon.

end of the 19th/early Not Available USD 1,107.00
248

Holy Letter - by the Holy Admor Rabbi Moshe Mordechai Biderman of Lalev - Nisan 5768.

5768 Not Available USD 922.50
249

The Shi'ah will help you in Rabbi Nachat from any yoch - a letter of congratulations in his holy handwriting and signed by the Admor Rabbi Yisrael Alter Magor "Beit Yisrael".

Not Available USD 922.50
145

Friday Night Correction Manuscript - Italy

18th Century Not Available USD 861.00
156

Letter about the division of money for the kollels. By Rabbi Berl Frankel, head of the Agudas Yisrael in Krakow, to Rabbi Yosef Haim Zonenfeld, Ga’avad of the Eida Charedit.

1925 Not Available USD 738.00
188

Rare and Attributed: Sefer Tzri Higun with the Letter of the Ramban - Hana Ta'o

Not Available USD 738.00
84

Scholar Johann Jacob Schweicher's Journeys to the Alps in Spectacular Wood Engravings -

1723 Not Available USD 676.50
158

Document signed by hand by Rabbi Yosef Haim Zonenfeld, the kabbalist Rabbi Haim Yehuda Leib Auerbach, and others, on the subject of takanot for preventing the keeping of the dead in Jerusalem.

1919, Jerusalem. Not Available USD 676.50
177

Sermon in the handwriting of Maran Posek Hador Hagarish Elyashiv ztl N. "[Before all vows]"

16X20 cm. Mild stains, good general condition. Not Available USD 615.00
178

Shas Talmud Bavli, complete, in one volume.

1954 Not Available USD 615.00
181

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

Not Available USD 615.00
183

Discovery: echoes of the attempt to appoint Rabbi Menachem Mendel Sack as Rabbi of Jerusalem. Letter of reply from his son Rabbi Moshe Sack to Rabbi Moshe Blau, head of the Agudas Yisrael in Jerusalem.

1932 Not Available USD 615.00
159

Letter filled with wonderful titles from Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook, to Rabbi Yitzhak Yerucham Diskin.

1914 Not Available USD 584.25
166

Americana: Reports of the Knesset General Committee of the United States of America -

1922-1923 Not Available USD 584.25
146

Manuscripts Judgments and parts of ancient inscriptions - taken out of bindings -

End of the 16th century Not Available USD 553.50
  • <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.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 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 August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <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.
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