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
76ZAKS, MENDEL

(Rosh Yeshiva Radun, 1898-1974). Autograph Letter Signed written in Hebrew on letterhead to Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Cohen.

New York1937USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 500.00
77ZILBERFARB, CHANOCH HENOCH DOV

(Grand Rebbe of Koidanov-Botoshaner, 1890-1978). Autograph Letter Signed written on letterhead in Hebrew to the Ezras Torah Fund in New York.

Botoshan (Botosani, Romania)1940USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
78

Collection of lottery tickets and lottery advertisements, each with Jewish connection.

New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland1761-1826USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 4,375.00
79

(Jacob Cohen). Autograph prayer manuscript.

1790USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,375.00
80

Two Autograph Letters Signed (’Chaim’) and written to Jacob Cohen, President <>

Richmond, VA. 1791USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
81

Louis Salomon. The Mosaic System in Its Fundamental Principles.

Philadelphia1841USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 187.50
82

Resolution by the “Portuguese Congregation Mickveh Israel of Philad’a” to send financial aid to the Moroccan Jewish refugees in Gibraltar.

Philadelphia1859USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,750.00
83

James Levy. Autograph Letter Signed written to Captain C. S. Edwards.

1864USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
84

Rabbi Ben Tomi [i.e. Thomas Poultney]. Songs of the Ring.

New York1866USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
85

Group of twelve Bonds. Loans to the City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia1867-71USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
86

Simon Gratz. Autograph Letter Signed.

Philadelphia1869USD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold
87

Heinrich Heine. Poems and Ballads. Translated by <>

New York(188-?)USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 156.25
88

(Twain, Mark). Harper’s New Monthly Magazine. Number 592.

New York1899USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
89

<> of a Jewish family gathered at the grave of Mary Benovitz.

Woburn, Mass.1924USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
90

Hart Levey. Manuscript note recording the death of an early American Jew.

npndUSD 100.00 - 150.00USD 75.00
91

<> (US Senator from Florida, 1810-86). Autograph Letter Signed.

npndUSD 200.00 - 300.00USD 187.50
92

<> Two documents relating to Rebecca Gratz’s Sunday School, and her Hebrew Female Benevolent Society.

Philadelphia. v.dUSD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,500.00
93

Eight financial / commercial documents (both printed and manuscript) pertaining to American Jews.

Richmond, VA, and Philadelphia, PAvdUSD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
94

Group of three American pamphlets relating to Sir Moses Montefiore:

v.p.v.dUSD 500.00 - 700.00USD 875.00
95

Henry Cohen (Philadelphia merchant, 1810-79). Autograph Letter Signed.

London 1844USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 500.00
96

Autograph Letter Signed. An invitation to “the American Minister” to dinner “on Sunday next.” Written on behalf of Lionel de Rothschild (1808-79) and his wife Charlotte (1819-84) from their London home, 148 Piccadilly.

(London)1854USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 437.50
97

The Original Mr. Jacobs. A Startling Exposé. (Anonymously penned by Telemachus Thomas Timayenis).

New York1888USD 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
98

"Rural Labor Equals Slavery by Authoritan Means. Such is Soviet Freedom." Lithograph poster. Ukrainian text.

1943USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
99AQUILINO, RAFFAELE

Trattato Pio Nel quale si Contengono Cinque Articoli Pertinenti alla Fede Christiana con tra l'Hebraica Ostinazione estratti dalle Sacrosante Antiche Scritture [“…Five Articles pertaining to the Christian Faith and Hebraic Obstinacy…”]

Pesaro1571USD 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold
100

Palabras Del Excelentisimo Señor Presidente de la Nacion Argentina General Juan Peron Dirigidas a la Colectividad Israelita Argentina en el Acto Realizado el dia 6 de Noviembre de 1953. Su repercusión en el Estado de Israel.

Buenos Aires1953USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00
  • <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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