Moreshet Auctions: Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika and more, 54, Jerusalem

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/23/2022 - 05/23/2022
Page Size: 203 items in 9 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Rare, not listed in bibliographic sources: HaMaggid, fourth section (Trei Asar and more). Printed by Rabbi Moshe Shapira, Slavita 1820.

Slavita1820Not AvailableNot Sold

Tikkun Leil Shavuot—printed by Rabbi Shmuel Shapira. Slavita 1836.

Slavita1836Not AvailableUSD 922.50

Sefer Menorat HaMaor with the commentary Nefesh Yehuda, second section, Jozefow, using Slavita lettering, 1847.

1847Not AvailableUSD 61.50
4the Tzaddik Rabbi Yudaleh of Dzikov.

Chumash Khok L’Yisrael, Deuteronomy, with the “Yosef LeChok”, Zhitomir 1856. Copy owned by the Tzaddik Rabbi Yudaleh of Dzikov.

Zhitomir1856Not AvailableUSD 676.50
5the Baal HaTanya

Shulchan Aruch HaRav by the Baal HaTanya, Orech Chaim, 3rd section—Shapira printing, Zhitomir 1861.

Zhitomir1861Not AvailableUSD 246.00
6the Rahak of Tolna.

First edition of the Sefer Birkat David by the Rahak of Tolna. Printed by Shapira in Zhitomir, 1862. with blessings for the readers.

in Zhitomir1862Not AvailableUSD 922.50
7Rabbi Eliyahu Salman Mani of Chevron.

Rare: Shut Kerem Shlomo, copy owned by Rabbi Eliyahu Salman Mani of Chevron. Only edition, from the author’s lifetime, Salonika 1719.

Salonika1719Not AvailableUSD 399.75

Rare with notes: Kehunat Olam/Imrei Shefer. First edition, Istanbul 1740. Signatures of rabbis from the Meyuchas family.

Istanbul1740Not AvailableUSD 738.00

Rare and with yichus: Admat Kodesh—first edition, Istanbul 1742.

Istanbul1742Not AvailableUSD 184.50

Rare volume: Yemin Moshe / Zikaron LeBnei Yisrael / Shochtei HaYeladim. Calcutta 1844.

Calcutta1844Not AvailableNot Sold

Sefer Mateh Asher—first edition, Salonika 1748. Mizrahi notes.

Salonika1748Not AvailableUSD 319.80

Rare: Sefer Karnot Tzaddik—first edition, Baghdad 1867

Baghdad1867Not AvailableUSD 153.75

Ladino: Siddur Kohelet Yaakov—El Moivo Avodat HaShana. Bie?gorod, 1904. Rare variant

Bie?gorod1904Not AvailableUSD 196.80

Never appeared at auction: Shira LaKel. Only edition, Baghdad 1928.

Baghdad1928Not AvailableUSD 110.70

Machzor for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur—Ladino, Salonika 1924-1925. Very good condition.

Salonika1924-1925. Not AvailableUSD 196.80
16Rabbi Shimon bar Yochay.

Tikkunei HaZohar by Rabbi Shimon bar Yochay. Printed by Yisrael Bak. Jerusalem 1844. Original binding, antique handwritten notes

Jerusalem1844Not AvailableUSD 522.75

Rare: Sefer HaZikaron, including the eulogy of Rabbi Eizel Charif of Slonim. Printed by Goszinni Jerusalem 1874.

Jerusalem1874Not AvailableUSD 147.60

Chermon—a calendar for 1902-3. Lemberg 1902.

Lemberg1902Not AvailableNot Sold

Yad v’Shem Tov—eulogy for Rabbi Yitzhak Dov HaLevi Bamberger, Av Beit Din of Wurzburg. Jerusalem 1904(?)

Jerusalem1904(?)Not AvailableUSD 270.60

Lot of works of Rav Kook. First editions, Jerusalem 1906-1942.

Jerusalem1906-1942.Not AvailableUSD 307.50
21Rabbi Matityahu Nissim Tarni.

Polemic: Midbar Matana by Rabbi Matityahu Nissim Tarni. Single edition. Florence 1810, signature of Rabbi Natan Koronel.

Florence1810Not AvailableUSD 369.00
22Rabbi Lipmann Muhlhausen

Polemic: Sefer Nitzachon by Rabbi Lipmann Muhlhausen—rare edition, Amsterdam 1711. Pocket edition.

Amsterdam1711Not AvailableNot Sold
23a student of Rabbi Akiva Eiger.

Lot of rare research books: Breslau/ Krotoszyn 1843-1847. Copy owned by a student of Rabbi Akiva Eiger.

Breslau/ Krotoszyn1843-1847. Not AvailableNot Sold

Polemic: Two sections of Kach Hi HaDarka shel Torah—first edition, Iasi 1864-68.

Iasi1864-68.Not AvailableNot Sold

Volume with the books: Tiv Kedushin (polemic) / Avnei Gazit on the Even HaEzer – first editions, Bucharest/Jerusalem 1865/1912.

Bucharest/Jerusalem1865/1912.Not AvailableNot Sold
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    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
  • <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lee Harvey Oswald Signed Letter: “if we finally get back to the states…maybe we’ll…settle in Texas,” Warren Commission Exhibit.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Babe Ruth First Edition Biography Signed Just Months Before His Death, Excellent Signature!
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Signed Checks, Handsomely Displayed.
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