Kestenbaum and Company: FINE JUDAICA: RARE PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS & GRAPHIC ARTS, 92, Brooklyn

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Auction Report
Auction Date
02/18/2021 - 02/18/2021
Page Size: 264 items in 11 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1(BEILIS, MENACHEM MENDEL).

Attorney Dimitri Grigorivich Barsky (Chief defense lawyer for M.M. Beilis, 1871-1958). Autograph Manuscript written in Russian. Memoirs and Notes.

1930’sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 4,500.00
2(FLOERSHEIM FAMILY).

Autograph Album. Originally issued on the 25th May, 1924, the occasion of the Brith Milah of Josef Flörsheim (1924-?). Dedicated by his grandparents Michael Flörsheim (1861-1945) & Nanette Flörsheim (1868-1942). Inscribed and signed by other family member

Hamburg, Haifa, 1924-1931 and 1956-1962USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,500.00
3(CHEVRA KADISHA).

Sepher Hazkarath Neshamoth [Yizkor recitation book].

Central Europe1777USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 562.50
4(CHEVRA KADISHA).

Burial Society board with prayers for funeral.

Yos / Yas (Jassy, Ia?i, Rumania)1890USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
5(GERMANY).

Pinkas HaTakanoth [regulations of the Chevra Kadisha of <> with a responsum from Chief Rabbi Ezekiel Katzenellenbogen].

Altona1729-46USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,500.00
6(GERMANY).

Yizkor… [chronological record of the names of deceased individuals over two centuries in] <>

Frankfurt1879USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,187.50
7(GERMANY).

Large archive of c. 350 documents and letters to, and accumulated by, <> concerning the campaign to protect Kosher slaughter (Shechitah) in Germany.

Mannheim, Berlin, etc, etc1930-34USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,750.00
8(ISRAEL, LAND OF).

Pinkas of the Yeshiva Gedola Beth Chasam Sofer.

Tzfat1903USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,000.00
9(ITALY).

Luach [Annual calendar].

Trieste1890-91USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,500.00
10(MEXICO).

Thomas Ruyz de Velez. Breve Relacion del Auto Particular de Fee que el Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisicion de los Reynos y Prounincias de la Nueva Espana.

(Mexico1747)USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
11(MEDICINE).

Hebrew Prayer for Averting a Cholera Epidemic.

Schwelm (Germany)1831USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,062.50
12(UKRAINE).

Hebrew manuscript. Single sheet, honoring the names of 67 Jews from the town of Buki (Ukraine) slain in pogroms. Single manuscript sheet written in Hebrew. Heading reads: "A memorial to the day of passing of the holy martyrs from the city of Buky who were

Buki (Buky), Ukraine1922USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,750.00
13(SHECHITAH).

Hilchoth Shechitoth U’Bedikoth [laws of ritual slaughter and examination].

Exeter (England?)1840-53USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 875.00
14(VIENNA).

"Chewra Kadischa Wien. Kranzablösungsspendenm anlässlich der Beerdigung zu gunsten von armen und kranken begräbnistag am."

ViennaEarly 20th centuryUSD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 875.00
15(LITURGY).

Pinkas LeChevra Kadisha Reishith Tov [yizkor and prayer miscellanies].

Amsterdam(?)Early 19th century USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,500.00
16(LITURGY).

Tephiloth al HaKevaroth [prayers upon visiting a cemetery].

Asti, Italy1884USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
17(LITURGY).

Seder Yekara DeShachvei ["Order of Honoring the Deceased."]

Gailingen, Germany1896USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 875.00
18(LITURGY).

Seder Mesirat Moda’ah [penitential prayers].

Dutch / Italian(?)circa1800USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 875.00
19(LITURGY).

Hachnasath LeBeth HaKevaroth [prayers at cemetery].

(Italy)circa1800USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 375.00
20(LITURGY).

Korban Aharon [Kitzur Ma’avar Yabok].

Frauenkirchen, Burgenland (formerly Hungary, today Austria)1862USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 7,500.00
21(LITURGY).

Selichoth [penitential prayers for the 21st of Kislev].

Schottland (today Stare Szkoty, Gdansk, Poland)1824USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,500.00
22(PINKAS).

<> Pinkas Chevrah Kadisha Anshei Torath Chesed VeZichru Torath Moshe.

Brooklyn, New York1908-USD 700.00 - 100.00USD 1,875.00
23(PINKAS).

<> Pinkas DeChevra Kadisha Sredniker - Pinkas of the Sredniker Benevolent Association of Greater New York.

New York 1913-56USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,375.00
24(PINKAS).

<> Pinkas Chevra Kadisha - Independent Slonimer Benevolent Society.

New York1907-47USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,000.00
25(PINKAS).

<> Pinkas Chevrah Kadisha Anshei Makhnivka [The Machnowker Aid Association].

New York1901-22USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,625.00
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  • <center><b>The Collectors’ Sale<br>March 3, 2021</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Verlag, Luzern, Publishers: <i>The Book of Kells,</i> the most precious illuminated manuscript of the early Middle Ages, now reproduced, the FIRST AND ONLY COMPLETE FINE ART FACSIMILE EDITION. €5,000 to €6,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone,</i> 8vo, L. (Bloomsbury) 1997, First Deluxe Edn., Signed by the Author on title page. €4,000 to €5,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Gilbert (John T.) Account of Facsimiles of National Manuscripts of Ireland, from the earliest extant specimens to A.D. 719. €2,000 to €3,000.
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    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> <i>The Georgian Society Records of Eighteenth-Century Domestic Architecture in Dublin [-Ireland],</i> 5 vols. lg. 4to D. 1909 - 1913. Limited Editions. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Yeats (W.B.) <i>The Poems of W.B. Yeats,</i> 2 vols., roy 8vo, L. (MacMillan & Co.) 1949, Limited Edn., No. 185 (of 375 copies). Signed. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Crone (John S.)ed. <i>The Irish Book Lover, A Monthly Review of Irish Literature and Bibliography.</i> Vol. I No 1 August 1909 - Vol. XXXII No. 6, September 1957. €1,250 to €2,000.
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    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Yeats (John Butler) <i>An original self-portrait Sketch,</i> Signed and dated April 1919, N[ew] York. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Photograph Album. Entitled ''A Souvenir of the Visit to Jeypore Samasthanam of His Excellency the Right Hon'ble Viscount Goschen of Hawkhurst… 14th December 1927''. €1,000 to €1,500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Pistolesi (Erasmo) <i>Il Vaticano,</i> 8vols. large atlas, folio Rome (Tipografia della Societa..) 1829. €500 to €600.
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    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Chagall (Marc)illus., Legmarie (Jean) comp., <i>The Jerusalem Windows,</i> folio N.Y. (George Braziller) 1962. €400 to €500.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Bullitt (Thos. W.) <i>My Life at Oxmoor,</i> Life on a Farm in Kentucky before the War. Roy 8vo Louisville, Kentucky, 1911. Privately Printed No. 86 of 100 Copies Only. €300 to €400.
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, Mar. 3:</b> Popish Plot: Oates (Titus) <i>The Popes Whore House or The Merchandise of The Whore of Rome,</i> folio L. 1679. First Edn. €100 to €150.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Dorothea Lange, <i>Migrant Mother (horizontal),</i> silver print, 1936. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Group of 32 WWII-era identification badges for manufacturing & military-related companies, 1940-50s. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Julia Margaret Cameron, <i>Alfred, Lord Tennyson,</i> albumen print, 1869. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Arnold Genthe, <i>Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,</i> silver print, circa 1908. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Edward Curtis, <I>Oasis in the Badlands,</I> toned platinum print, 1905. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Francis Frith, three volumes, approximately 140 photographs, 1860-70s. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Eugène Atget, <i>20 Photographs,</i> gold-toned silver prints by Berenice Abbott, 1898-1927. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b> Neil Leifer, <i>Muhammad Ali,</i> chromogenic print, 1965. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 11:</b><br>A group of approximately 50 Photomatic selfies of the same man taken over a period of time, 1940s. Estimate $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STEINBECK, John (1902-1968). <i>The Pastures of Heaven.</i> New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> FITZGERALD, F. Scott (1896-1940). <i>Tender is the Night.</i> New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> STOKER, Bram (1847-1912). <i>Dracula.</i> Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. $5,000 to $7,000.
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    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> GOLDING, William (1911-1993). <i>Lord of the Flies.</i> London: Faber and Faber, 1954. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). <i>The Torrents of Spring.</i> New York: Scribner's, 1926. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963). <i>Brave New World.</i> London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> WELLS, H.G. <i>The Time Machine, an Invention.</i> New York: Henry Holt, 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> DAHL, Roald (1916-1990). <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.</i> New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Hindman Auctions<br>Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection<br>March 19, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> HERBERT, Frank (1920-1986). Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> KESEY, Ken (1935-2001). <i>One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.</i> New York: The Viking Press, 1962. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Mar. 19:</b> VONNEGUT, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007). <i>Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade.</i> New York: Seymour Lawrence Delacorte Press, 1969. $2,000 to $3,000.
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