Sothebys: Important Judaica - online 6/18, N11195, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
June 27, 2024 - June 27, 2024
Page Size: 30 items in 2 pages

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Place Printed Year Published Estimate Actual Price
1

A Bifolium from the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Zevahim,

Ashkenaz late 12th-early 13th century USD 4,000.00 - 0.00 USD 5,400.00
2

A Rare Collection of Halakhic and Kabbalistic Treatises,

Middle East? ca. late 14th-mid-15th century USD 50,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
3

KitAb al-DhakhA<

Syria? ca. 14th-15th century USD 30,000.00 - 0.00 USD 36,000.00
4

A Rare Illustrated Manuscript of Prayers for the Circumcision Ceremony, Scribe: Jacob Sofer ben Judah Leib of Berlin,

Hamburg 1719 USD 35,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
5

A Lavishly Decorated Ketubbah from Venice, 1741

Venice 1741 USD 12,000.00 - 0.00 USD 15,600.00
6

A Decorated Ketubbah from Venice, 1907

Venice 1907 USD 1,000.00 - 0.00 USD 360.00
7

A Rare Papercut Ketubbah from Eastern Europe, 1907

Eastern Europe 1907 USD 8,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
8 Zevi Hirsch ben David,

A Magnificent Micrographic Omer Calendar,

Amsterdam 1830 USD 50,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
9

An Important Torah Scroll from Yemen, [16th century]

Yemen 16th century USD 50,000.00 - 0.00 USD 78,000.00
10

An Important Small Torah Scroll from Italy, [17th century]

Italy 17th century USD 15,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
11

A Small Torah Scroll,

Poland late 18th-early 19th century USD 8,000.00 - 0.00 USD 8,400.00
12

A Small Torah Scroll,

Ashkenaz late 19th century USD 8,000.00 - 0.00 USD 15,600.00
13

A Small Torah Scroll,

Ashkenaz late 19th century USD 7,000.00 - 0.00 USD 7,200.00
14

A Decorated Esther Scroll,

Italy second half of the 18th century USD 12,000.00 - 0.00 USD 26,400.00
15

A Profusely Illustrated Esther Scroll with Accompanying Commentary Volume,

London 2007 USD 2,500.00 - 0.00 USD 2,400.00
16

The Kennicott Bible with Accompanying Commentary Volume,

London 1985 USD 5,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
17

The Barcelona Haggadah with Accompanying Commentary Volume,

London 1992 USD 3,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
18

Psalterium,

Venice 1515 USD 15,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
19

The New Jamaica Almanack, and Register, Calculated to the Meridian of the Island for the Year of our Lord 1790,

Kingston 1789 USD 3,000.00 - 0.00 USD 3,000.00
20 Isaac Leeser,

Discourses on the Jewish Religion,

Philadelphia 1867 USD 13,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
21 Translated by Isaac Leeser,

The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Translated by Isaac Leeser,

Philadelphia 1869 USD 10,000.00 - 0.00 Not Sold
22

An Important Collection of Rosh Hashanah Cards

USD 2,000.00 - 0.00 USD 2,400.00
23 Carol Wilhelm Meredith Van de Velde,

Le Pays d'Israel, Carol Wilhelm Meredith Van de Velde,

Paris 1857 USD 2,000.00 - 0.00 USD 1,680.00
24

A Ceremonial Judaica Textile Owned by Alfred and Lucie Dreyfus Depicting the Three Pilgrimage Festivals,

Pressburg? early 19th century USD 20,000.00 - 0.00 USD 24,000.00
29 Shalom Moskowitz the Galilean

Hanukkah Scenes, Shalom Moskowitz the Galilean,

Safed mid-20th century USD 5,000.00 - 0.00 USD 14,400.00
  • Sotheby’s, July 11: Galileo, Document annotated and signed by Galileo, dated Padua, 1595. £500,000 to £700,000.
  • Bonhams, July 15-25: THE AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION OF ISRAEL WITKOWER. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: GEORGE WASHINGTON SIGNED DISCHARGE. June 9, 1783. $8,000 - $12,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: "Shhhhh!" A DAVID SHANNON ILLUSTRATION FROM DAVID GETS IN TROUBLE. $2,500 - $3,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: PICASSO, PABLO. Le Carmen des Carmen. Paris, 1964. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: RARE AUTOGRAPH OF AMERICAN NAVAL HERO CAPTAIN JAMES MUGFORD. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: KARA WALKER SILHOUETTES FOR TONI MORRISON'S FIVE POEMS. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FIRST APPEARANCE OF PINOCCHIO IN ENGLISH. COLLODI, CARLO.New York, 1892. $2,000 - $3,000
    Bonhams, July 15-25: BONAPARTE, JOSEPHINE. Autograph Note (unsigned) in French. $1,000 - $1,500
    Bonhams, July 15-25: FROST ON MATTHEW ARNOLD.Autograph Letter Signed to Adams, July 27, 1934. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: ELIAS BOUDINOT'S COPY OF BARLOW'S COLUMBIAN EPIC. $800 - $1,200
    Bonhams, July 15-25: A SIGNED HART CRANE BROOKLYN BRIDGE POSTCARD TO EDWARD DAHLBERG. $600 - $800
    Bonhams, July 15-25: A STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY THE "QUEEN OF WALL STREET," HETTY GREEN. $700 - $900
  • Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: U.S. / European Shipping Archive 1800-1814. The Widow Bermingham & Sons Collection. €7,000 to €10,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Bunreacht na hÉireann. Constitution of Ireland. An important copy of the First Printing of De Valera’s new Constitution, approved in 1938. Signed by the Constitution Cabinet. €7,000 to €9,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: A Rare Complete Run of the Cuala Press Broadsides. €7,000 to €9,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Grose (Francis). The Antiquities of Ireland, 2vols. folio London (for S. Hooper) 1791. Magnificent Hand-Coloured Copy - Only 25 Copies. €3,000 to €5,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Cantillon (Richard). Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en General, Traduit de l'Anglois, Sm. 8vo London (Fletcher Gyles) 1756. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Gregory, (Lady Augusta). Spreading the News: The Rising of the Moon: The Poorhouse (with Douglas Hyde). Being Vol. IX of the Abbey Theatre Series. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Lavery (Lady Hazel). A moving series of three A.L.S. and a Telegram to Gen. Eoin O'Duffy, July-August 1927, expressing her grief at the death of Kevin O'Higgins. €3,000 to €4,000.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Dampier (Wm.) Nouveau Voyage Autour du Monde, ou l'on descrit en particulier l'Isthme de l'Amerique…, 2 vols. in one, Amsterdam, 1698. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Howell (James). Instructions for Forreine Travel Shewing by what Cours, and in what Compasse of Time…, London, 1642. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s
    Summer Rare Book
    & Collectors’ Sale
    July 30-31, 2024
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 8vo, L. (Bloomsbury) 1999, First Edn., First Printing of Deluxe Collectors Edn. Signed. €800 to €1,200.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: James (Wm.) A Full and Correct Account of the Military Occurrences of The Late War Between Great Britain and The United States of America. 2 vols. Lond. 1818. €650 to €900.
    Fonsie Mealy’s, July 30-31: The Laws of the United States, Published by Authority, 3 vols. Philadelphia (Richard Folwell) 1796. €600 to €800.
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