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

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
51Ohayon, Shimon Baruch

(1916-91). Typed Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson of Lubavitch (1902-94).

Casablanca, Morocco1952USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
52PERLOW, YISROEL

(The Yenukah of Karlin-Stolin, 1868-1922). Secretarial Letter Signed written in Hebrew to R. Avraham Yitzchak Heller.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,125.00
53RABINOWITZ - TEOMIM, ELIYAHU DOVID

(ADeRe’T, 1845-1905). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew.

Ponevezhn.dUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 687.50
54RABINOWITZ, DOVID YITZCHAK IZAK

(Skolyer Rebbe, 1898-1979). Autograph Inscription Signed, written in Hebrew to R. Aharon Moshe Leifer of Chust and Budapest.

Vienna1935USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 687.50
55Rabinowitz, Yechiel Yehoshua

(The Biala Rebbe, 1900-82). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to the rabbis of Mizrachi.

Tel Aviv1948USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 343.75
56ROLLER, CHAIM MORDECHAI

(1868-1946). Autograph Postcard Signed, written in Hebrew to R. Ya’akov Schachter of Galatz (Galati).

Niamtz (Târgu Neam?, Romania)1915USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
57ROSEN, YOSEPH

(The Rogotchover Gaon, 1858-1936). Autograph Postcard Signed written in Hebrew, to Rabbi Yehoshua Baumol of Brooklyn.

Dvinsk1930USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,250.00
58ROSENBERG, SHAUL

(Rabbi of Ratzfert, 1865-1940). Autograph Postcard. Signed, writrten in Hebrew to Rabbi Pinchas Zimetbaum.

Ratzfert (Újfehértó, Hungary)1917USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 750.00
59ROSNER, YEHUDAH SEGAL

(Rabbi of Sekelhid, 1879-1944). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Leo Jung of New York.

Szekelhid (S?cueni, Romania)1935USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 750.00
60ROTH, AHARON

(“Reb Ahrele,” 1894-1947). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on plain paper to R. Avraham Groman.

(Jerusalem)n.yUSD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,500.00
61Ruderman, Ya’akov Yitzchak

(Rosh Yeshiva of Ner Yisroel in Baltimore, 1900-87). Autograph Postcard Signed written in Hebrew to Rabbi Eliezer Silver (1882-1968) President of the Agudas HaRabonim.

Cleveland, OH1930USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 500.00
62SEEMANN, DOVID TZVI TEVEL

(Zehman, Rabbi of Dukla, Galicia 1864-). Autograph Postcard Signed, written in Hebrew to R. Ze’ev Wolf Silberberg of Baltimore.

Dukla1934USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,062.50
63SHAPIRO, YA’AKOV

(Rosh Yeshiva of Eitz Chaim, Volozhin, 1873-1936). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Shlomo Steinberg.

Valozhyn, Belarus.1936USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 218.75
64Silberberg, Chaim Ya’akov Naftali

(1860-1930). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew to <>

Warsaw1909USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
65SINGER, PESACH FEIVEL & FEIVEL PLAUT.

Autograph Letter Signed (by both), written in Hebrew on letterhead.

Wallendorf (Spišské Vlachy), and Nagysurány, Slovakia1886USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 875.00
66TWERSKY, MESHULAM ZUSHYE

(Grand Rebbe of Chernobyl, 1917-88). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on stamped letterhead to Rabbi Moshe Kamelhar.

Jerusalem1949USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 375.00
67TWERSKY, TZVI ARYEH

(Zlatopol-Chortkover Rebbe, 1890-1968). Secretarial Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Moshe Meir Kirschenbaum.

Tel Aviv1966USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 250.00
68TWERSKY, YA’AKOV YISROEL

(Grand Rebbe of Hornosteipel-Milwaukee, 1898–1973). Autograph Letter Signed written in Yiddish on letterhead to Modechai Kozakov.

Milwaukee, Wis.1942USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 750.00
69TWERSKY, DOVID & TWERSKY, EPHRAIM

(Rebbes of Rachmastrivka). Autograph Letter Signed (by both) written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Tuvia Ungar.

Jerusalem1945USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 750.00
70TWERSKY, YOCHANAN

(Rachmastrivka Rebbe, 1903-82). Autograph Letter Signed written in Yiddish on letterhead to Mordechai Peters (Petrushka) of the Montreal Va’ad Ha’ir.

Jerusalem1950USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 375.00
71TWERSKY, YISROEL MORDECHAI

(Grand Rebbe of Rachmastrivka-Yerushalayim, 1929-2004). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Menachem Porush.

Jerusalem1990USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
72VIDMAN, YECHEZKEL

(Av Beth Din of Sitschel, Rumania). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew to <>

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 687.50
73WEISS, YITZCHAK

(Rabbi of Verboi, 1873-1942). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein.

Verba, Ukraine1938USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,062.50
74WINKLER, MORDECHAI LEIB

(Rabbi of Mád, 1845-1932). Autograph Postcard Signed written in Hebrew to Dayan Yisroel Welcz of Budapest.

Mád, Hungary1924USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 875.00
75YOSEF, OVADIAH

(Chief Rabbi of Israel, 1920-2013). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Moshe Blau (of Pardes Katz, Bnei Brak).

Tel Aviv1971USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 281.25
  • <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 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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