Kestenbaum and Company: "K2" Online Sale: Hebrew and Judaic Printed Books, 87, Brooklyn

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Auction Date
01/16/2020 - 01/16/2020
Page Size: 276 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Sepher HaZichronoth [on ethical behavior].

Prague1650USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 12.50

Peirush al Nevi’im Acharonim [commentary to the Later Prophets]. Commendatory poem by Judah Abrabanel, son of the author, on verso of title.

Amsterdam1641USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 156.25

("Leone Ebreo.") Dialoghi di Amore.

Venice1558USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 437.50

Velt Conference [world conference of Orthodox organizations held in Zurich, 19-26 Adar, 1919].

Zurich1919USD 120.00 - 180.00USD 156.25

Chaim ben Betzalel. Igereth HaTiyul [short commentaries: Peshat, Remez, Drash and Sod].

Aleppo Aram Tzovah1872USD 120.00 - 180.00Not Sold

Sa’adiah Gaon. Tirgum Asereth HaDibroth LeLashon Arabi

Aleppov.dUSD 120.00 - 180.00USD 125.00

Sepher Ho’il Moshe [sermons].

Venice1597USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 12.50

Sefer Zahav Seiva [Talmudic novellae].

Fürth1692USD 60.00 - 90.00Not Sold

Pirsumei Nisa di Purim BeLashon Arabi [the story of Purim, laws of the Megillah and a Piyut attributed to Maimonides].

Algiers1887USD 60.00 - 90.00USD 281.25
10Pinchas Elijah Horowitz.

Sepher HaBrith.

Brünn Brno1797USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 156.25
11Samuel Miller.

A Sermon, Delivered February 5, 1799

New York1799USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

Printed Invitation to President’s Day Dinner from Uriah P. Levy, R.H. Cabell, and Sam J. Fisher.

February 21st1829USD 100.00 - 150.00USD 1,375.00
13(George Stokes).

The Manners and Customs of the Jews, and Other Nations Mentioned in the Bible.

Hartford1833USD 120.00 - 180.00USD 112.50
14Moses Stuart.

A Grammar of the Hebrew Language.

New York1835USD 100.00 - 150.00Not Sold

Proceedings of the Fourth Convention of Merchants and Others. Held in Charleston, S.C., April 15, 1839, for the Promotion of the Direct Trade.

Charleston1839USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 812.50
16(Johann Heinrich Campe).

Columbus - Sepher Metzi’ath Eretz America [on the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus].

Lemberg1846USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
17Joseph Schwarz.

A Descriptive Geography and Brief Historical Sketch of Palestine. Translated by Isaac Leeser. Illustrated With Maps and Numerous Engravings.

Philadelphia1850USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 6,875.00
18Isaac Mayer.

Systematical and Practical Hebrew Grammar.

Cincinnati 1856USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 125.00

(Liturgy). Olath Tamid-Gebetbuch für Israelitische Reform-Gemeinden. Prepared by David Einhorn.

New York1858 but laterUSD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
20Joshua ben Mordechai HaKohen Falk.

Sepher Avnei Yehoshua ["Stones of Joshua": philosophical commentary to the Ethics of the Fathers].

New York1860USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 5,000.00
21Nathan the Wise.

A Dramatic Poem of Five Acts by Lessing. Translated into English Prose by Dr. <>

New York1869USD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold

Hymns for Divine Service in the Temple Emanu-El.

New York1871USD 150.00 - 200.00USD 625.00
23Benjamin Szold.

Moses Mendelssohn: Eine Gedenkschrift zu dessen 150ster Geburtsfeier ["A Memorial on the 150th Anniversary of his Birth."]

Baltimore1879USD 200.00 - 300.00USD 1,250.00

Eidut LeYisrael [evangelical periodical].

Alfred Centre, New York1888USD 120.00 - 180.00USD 812.50

Services at the Installation of Rev. Dr. David Philipson as Rabbi of Congregation B’ne Israel, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 8, 1888.

n.p-1888USD 150.00 - 250.00USD 1,250.00
  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Rackham (Arthur). The Old Hag Standing Outside a Cottage, original drawing, signed by the artist, [c.1909]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing, signed by the author, original pictorial wrappers, 1997. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Castiglione (Giuseppe, after). Twelve plates from <i>Twenty views of the European Palaces of the Yuanming yuan,</i> 1783-1786. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Spanish Antiphonal.- Antiphonal manuscript, [Spain], ca. 1650. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Almanach de Gotha.- Almost complete run 1769 to 1945, 12mo & 8vo, Gotha, C.W. Ettinger [- Justus Perthes]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Bible, Greek.- New Testament [Greek], Novum Iesu Christi D.N. testamentum, ex bibliotheca regia, 2 parts in one, Robert Estienne, Paris, 1550. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Lithgow (William). <i>The Total Discourse of the rare Adventures… from Scotland, to the most famous kingdoms in Europe, Asia, and Affrica…,</i> woodcut illustrations, 4to, I. Oakes, 1640. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Spanish Interest.-16th -18th Century. Large collection of letters related to prominent members of the Spanish court and clergymen,; v.s., late 16th-mid 18th century. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Darwin (Charles). <i>The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex,</i> 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, first issue8vo, John Murray, 1871. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Loewy (Raymond) ARR. Mickey Mouse, original gouache and air brush illustration of Mickey Mouse, signed by artist., n.p. [1946]. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Potter (Beatrix) & Sendak (Maurice). <i>The Tale of Peter Rabbit,</i> NUMBER 2 OF 250 SIGNED COPIES, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY SENDAK, New York, 1995. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Wolstenholm (Jonathan) ARR. Books on Books, original watercolor, signed and dated by the artist, 2005.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.
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