• <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.
  • <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> de Bry, Theodor. Allegory of The Discovery of America or Americae Retectio - Series of Four Plates. $8,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> de Wit, Frederik. Map of the World published 1670 - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula ex Officina F. de Wit Amstelodami. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> Chéret, Jules. Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Samaritaine. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>July 24, 2021</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> Gould, John. Eagle Owl. Folio lithograph from <i>Birds of Great Britain</i>. $2,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> Valentijn, Francois. First Printed Map of Formosa, Taiwan. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> Catherwood. Las Monjas Chichen Itza. Folio lithograph from <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan</i>. $1,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Trillium, July 24:</b> Roberts, David. The Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Gizeh. Lithograph from <i>Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, & Nubia</i>. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>July 24, 2021</b>
  • <b><center>Case Antiques<br>Summer 2021 Auction<br>July 24 & 25</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> <i>The Writings of Henry David Thoreau,</i> Manuscript Edition, 20 vols., 1906. Published signed. $5,200 to $6,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Thomas McKenney and James Hall. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> vol. one (only). 32 plates present. $2,400 to $2,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Harry Truman. Signing Pen for Bill, Signed Photo, and additional Truman photos. $1,400 to $1,800.
    <b><center>Case Antiques<br>Summer 2021 Auction<br>July 24 & 25</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Johannes Zahn. Pair of 17th century hand colored, copperplate engraved Baroque celestial maps. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> NASA Astronaut Related Archive with autographs, 89 items. $1,000 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Columbia STS-1 Archive, incl. Flown Artifacts. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b><center>Case Antiques<br>Summer 2021 Auction<br>July 24 & 25</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Archive: Wm. Vance of Memphis, TN, Slave and Lincoln Assassination interest. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Civil War CDV Album, incl. Presidents, Union & Confederate Leaders. $800 to $850.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Group of 4 Limited Editions Club Signed Books, incl. R. Bradbury, H. G. Wells. $800 to $1,000.
    <b><center>Case Antiques<br>Summer 2021 Auction<br>July 24 & 25</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Document archive related to the family of Judge John Williams Green of Culpeper County, Virginia, 80 items total. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Governor of Tennessee Samuel Houston (1793-1863) signed land document. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, July 24-25:</b> Archive of fifty-eight (58) items pertaining to Peter Gordon, Merchant of Alexandria and Fredericksburg, Virginia. $500 to $600.
  • <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

Kestenbaum and Company: K2 JUDAICA SALE: RARE PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, GRAPHIC & CEREMONIAL ARTS, 93, Brooklyn

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/06/2021 - 05/06/2021
Page Size: 210 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26Deutsch, Eliezer

(1850-1916). Autograph Letter Signed and stamped written in Hebrew.

Bonyhád, Hungary. n.yUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 437.50
27EHRENFELD, SHMUEL

(The Chasan Sofer, 1835-83). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew to Rabbi Binyamin Wolf Singer.

USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 2,000.00
28Ehrenreich, Shlomo Zalman

(The Shimloyer Rov, 1863-1944). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Friedman of Chevra Tomchei Torah, New York.

Shamloy (?imleu Silvaniei, Romania)1931USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 3,250.00
29ENGEL, SHMUEL

(Rabbi of Radomyshl, Bilgoraj and Dukla, 1853-1935). Autograph Letter Signed in Hebrew, also signed in German, written to the Community leadership of Lvov.

Dukla1884USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,750.00
30Essner, Yitzchak.

Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to the directors of Chevra Tomchei Torah.

Prešov, Hungary1928USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
31Finkel, Eliezer Yehuda

(Rosh Yeshiva Mir, 1879-1965). Typed Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Meir Berlin.

Mir, Poland1927USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 187.50
32FINKEL, NOSSON TZVI

(The Alter of Slabodka, 1849-1927). Autograph Letter Signed, stamped and written in Hebrew to R. Yeshaya Dov.

(Slabodka)n.dUSD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 10,625.00
33FREI, MEIR LEIB

(Suranyi Ruv, 1882-1944). Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew on Yeshiva letterhead to R. Avraham Tzvi.

Shuran (Surany)1934USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 437.50
34Friedman, Mordechai Shlomo

(Boyaner Rebbe of New York, 1891-1971). Typed Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead of the Va’ad Ha’Ezra of the Union of Grand Rabbis (Admorim) of United States and Canada. To Rabbi Shmuel Aharon Rubin.

New York.1943USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,062.50
35FRIEDMAN, YISROEL

(Grand Rebbe of Tchortkov, 1854-1934). Secretarial Letter Signed, written in Hebrew to “The Residents of Boro Park, New York.”

Vienna1928USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
36GORDON, YECHIEL MORDECHAI

(Rosh Yeshiva of Lomza, 1882-1964). Typed Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Chaim Gershon Heimowitz.

Lomza, Poland193-USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
37GOTTLIEB, CHAIM MORDECHAI YA’AKOV

(1876-1936). Autograph Postcard Signed, written in Hebrew, on letterhead to Rabbi E. Friedman.

Miskolcz, Hungary1936USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,375.00
38GREINEMAN, SHMUEL GRONEN

(1889-1957). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Hillel Medalia.

Bnai Brak1953USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 250.00
39GRODZENSKI, CHAIM OZER

(Spiritual leader of Lithuanian Jewry, 1863-1940). Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Dr. Yitzhak Unna of Mannheim.

Vilna1933USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,250.00
40HAGER, MENACHEM MENDEL

(Rov of Visheve, 1886-1941). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on plain paper.

Visheve1921(?)USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,500.00
41HOROWITZ, ASHER YESHAYA

(Rabbi of Rimanov, 1858-1934). Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew on letterhead to one R. Elazar.

(Vienna)n.dUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 937.50
42HOROWITZ, SHMUEL TZVI

(“Reb Herschele of Spinka,” 1921-97). Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew on letterhead.

?19??USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,000.00
43HOROWITZ, YOSEPH GERSHON

(1869-1951). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead.

Jerusalem1945USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
44

Rabbi Yitzchak Yerucham Diskin, Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld, Rabbi Moshe Nachum Wallenstein, Rabbi Mordechai Leib Rubin, and Rabbi Yitzchak Porush.

Jerusalem1919USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,750.00
45

Secretarial Letter Signed, written in Hebrew in a fine calligraphic rabbinic hand.

Jerusalem1922USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 937.50
46KALISH, YITZCHAK

(Amshinover Rebbe in America, 1914-93). Typed Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Yehuda Menachem Baum.

Brooklyn1969USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 218.75
47KLUGER, SHLOMO

(1785-1869). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew to R. Chaim Nathan Dembitzer of Cracow.

Brody1859USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,000.00
48LEVENSTEIN, YECHEZKEL

(“Reb Chatzkel,” 1885-1974). Autograph Letter Signed and stamped on plain paper, written in Hebrew to Chana Lamstein.

Bnai Brak1957USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 500.00
49LEVIN, ARYEH

(“The Tzaddik of Jerusalem,” 1885-1969). Autograph Letter Signed, in Hebrew in his characteristic beautiful hand, written to Rabbi Yisrael Isser Shapiro.

Jerusalem1946USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 687.50
50Lipschitz-Halberstam, Yechezkel Shraga

(Grand Rebbe of Stropkow, 1908-95). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to the Directors of Ezras Torah.

Jerusalem1978USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
  • <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SHAKESPEARE, William. <i>Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true originall copies.</i> London, Tho Cotes, for Robert Allot, 1632.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> STAHL, Augusto. <i>Panorama of Rio de Janiero.</i> c.1859. 3-part albumen print panorama (266 x 1186mm.).
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> WILDE, Oscar. <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i>. London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. Presentation copy.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> DE TOCQUEVILLE, Alexis. <i>De la Democratie en Amerique.</i> Paris: Pagnerre, 1850. Thirteenth Edition. Presentation copy.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> CHAUDRON, A[delaide] de V[endel]. <i>Chaudron’s Spelling Book.</i> Mobile (AL): S.H. Goetzel, 1865.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> SAINT CHER, Hugh of. <i>Commentary on Peter Lombard’s Sentences, with the Abridgement of the Sentences.</i> Eastern France, illuminated manuscript., first half of the fifteenth century.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> LANE, Thomas. <i>The Crystal Palace.</i> London, 1851.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> B[ULWER], J[ohn]. <i>Anthropometamorphosis: man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented…</i> London: William Hunt, 1653.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. <i>Oeuvres de M. de Voltaire.</i> Dresden, George-Conrad Walther (i.e. Leipzig, Breitkopf), 1748-1750.
    <center><b>The Transatlantic Book Fair<br>July 22-27, 2021</b>
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> HAWKING, Stephen & Leonard Mlodinow. <i>The Grand Design.</i> London: Bantam Books, 2011.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> FIELDS, James T. <i>Yesterdays with Authors.</i> With fine manuscript letter by Charles Dickens, and autograph letters from Forster, Landor, Mitford and others.
    <b>Transatlantic Book Fair, Jul. 22-27:</b> <i>Kit, the Arkansas Traveller Broadside.</i> Chromolithograph.
  • <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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