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LOT: 151

Metzukei Aretz—first book of Sokolov. Warsaw 1878.

On physical geography. First book by Nachum Sokolov, written when he was only 19 years old. Printed by Goldman. Nachum Sokolov (1859-1936) was a journalist, author, and Zionist leader. At Herzl’s request, he translated Herzl’s utopic novel Altneuland. Among his roles was the achievement of the Balfour Declaration (1917), representing the Zionist movement at the Versailles Peace Conference (1919), and being elected the leader of the Zionist movement (1920). From then on he led all of the Zionist Congresses, and in the 17th Congress he was chosen instead of Chaim Weizmann to be president of the World Zionist Histadrut. Died in London in 1936, and 20 years later his remains were brought to Jerusalem to be reburied. | Pages disconnected, no binding. Moth damage. 96 pages. 20cm. Generally bad to ok condition.
Starting at $180
LOT: 152

Lieder un Poemen by C. N. Bialik—Munich 1948.

Songs and poems by Chaim Nachman Bialik, published by HaShomer HaTzair, Munich 1948. First page has a picture of the author. Dust jacket binding. Pair of holes for loopping in a string for tying it together. Two printer pages in Yiddish handwriting. Pages disconnected. 114 pages, 20cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 153

Lot, 2 booklets from the period of the Dreyfus trial. Paris 1898.

2 weekly French pamphlets entitled Les Questions Actuelles (Current Events), published in Paris on 29th of January and 26th of February 1898, during the Dreyfus Trial and dealing with that subject. Bindings are falling apart. | [2], 131-160 [1]; [2], 243-272 page. 20cm. Ok to good condition.
Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
LOT: 154

Lot, 7 issues of French newspapers from the Dreyfus trial, 19th century. Rare.

1. 6 issues of the French newspaper “Le Petit Journal,” from 1894-1898. On each cover page and last page of the issues is a large colorful illustration from an event from the Dreyfus Affair. 45x31cm. Each issue has around 8 pages. 2. Issue of the French newspaper L’Illustration from July 8th, 1899. Also dealing with the Dreyfus Affair, with a main headline on the trial. With 19 nice illustrations inside. 16 pages. 40x30cm. Generally very good condition.
Item sold at $375 Starting at $100
LOT: 155

Siddur Kol Bo, first printing—New York, 1943. With dedication to a casualty of the war.

Nusach Ashkenaz, with instructions and halachot in Yiddish. Published by Sigelheim. With dedication to David Meir Wald, an American soldier who died on Yom Kippur in Holland, while fighting the Nazis, where he is buried. | 424, 135-416 pages (page numbering messed up). 17cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 156

Album on “The Destruction of Polish Jewry” (Zaglada Zydostwa Polskiego). Lodz 1945.

A multilingual photo album (Polish, Russian, English, French, Yiddish, and Hebrew). With 252 shocking photos from the period testifying to the corruption and destruction of European Jewry, with pictures of the atrocities perpetrated at the concentration camps and death camps. An additional part of the album is dedicated to the Jewish partisan groups. The pictures were mainly taken by German soldiers, and they are still as shocking today as they were in 1946. Published in Poland a number of months after the war, when relatively little was still known about the scale of the genocide committed against the Jews. This album is considered one of the most important books on the Shoah ever published. First edition, Lodz 1945. | Disconnected binding. [21], 104 (photo boards), [15] pages. 32x24cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $1200 Starting at $150
LOT: 157

Lot, 2 antisemitic booklets from the period of the Dreyfus Affair, beginning of the 20th century.

1. Album de l’intransigeant: Booklet with around 60 anti-Semitic caricatures, in color. By J. Belon, Bruno, E. Cottin. Introduction by Henry Rochefort. Paris, 1900. [64] pages. 20cm. 2. Chequards, Pochards, Mouchards. Booklet with 22 anti-semitic illustrations in black and white. By Bruno. Introduction by Henry Rochefort. Paris, 1904. [24] page, 27cm. Various sizes and conditions, generally good condition.
Starting at $300
LOT: 158

Lot, 4 food stamp books—Shoah. Extremely rare.

1. Food stamp book from 1941. Sheet of paper divided into 39 stamps to receive margarine, butter, and more. With the symbol of the German eagle and swastika. On each stamp is a red letter J [Jude]. 2. Food stamp book from Breslau, 1940. Sheet of paper divided into 20 stamps [of which 10 were used by the owner during the Shoah, the remaining 10 he did not have a chance…] with the symbol of the German eagle and swastika. Stamped JUDE. 3. [2] booklets, Berlin, 1942. [2] sheets of paper divided into stamps to receive bread. With the symbol of the German eagle and swastika.On each stamp is a red letter J [Jude]. Various sizes and conditions, generally good.
Item sold at $380 Starting at $380
LOT: 159

Lot of 9 certificates—Eastern Europe, 19th century.

Transit certificates and various approvals. Printed in Cyrillic letters on official letterhead with state symbols, stamped officially, filled with details of citizens that were provided for the certificates. Eastern Europe, mainly Poland, 19th century. | Various sizes and conditions, generally good.
Starting at $150
LOT: 160

Poster in memory of those who perished in the extermination camps—France, 1946.

In the center of the poster on a black background is the figure of a prisoner with a tattooed number on his left arm. He is lying down with open eyes, between life and death, and next to him is an empty food bowl. The poster has an inscription in French, “Never again!”. | Stamps. Signs of folding, wrinkles in the margins. 51x80cm, generally good condition.
Item sold at $325 Starting at $200
LOT: 161

Poster on canvas, “the Wandering Jew”—Paris, 1900.

French poster with an anti-Semitic caricature of the “Wandering Jew,” from “the Role of Rodin.” By Paulin Menier (1822-1898). Size: 75x55cm. Attached to canvas. Generally good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 162

Lithograph poster, the Wandering Jew—France, 1896.

By Francois Georgine (1801-1863). Sharp colors, very pretty lithograph. Made with Epinal technology. Accompanied by an inscription in French. Signs of folding, slight tears in the margins. 42x64cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $325 Starting at $200
LOT: 163

Anti-Semitic lithograph “Les Differentes Positions Sociales,”—the Jew above everyone—France 1869

“The different social positions,” an anti-Semitic engraving in wonderful colors. Describes the various social strata of France, at the top of which is the Jew. Under each of the figures is a sentence explaining their social role. The Emperor says “I demand the gesture,” the gentleman says “I have privileged property,” the priest says “stolen taxes belong to me,” the Jew says “There needs to be profit,” the soldier says “I don’t pay anything,” the beggar says “I don’t have anything.” | Attached to canvas. 38x48cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $180 Starting at $180
LOT: 164

Anti-Semitic and anti-Communist paper on canvas.

Large picture advertising an anti-Semitic party. In the picture is a Jew wearing a chain bearing a Star of David with the hammer and sickle inside, holding a drawn knife above the head of someone whose eyes are covered, with the inscription “Rukt den Blinddoek af die U de waarheid verbergt.” Probably from Holland. From the 1930s. Attached to canvas. 40x55cm. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $160 Starting at $100
LOT: 165

Anti-Semitic poster, Politischer Bilderbogen—Dresden (Germany), 1892.

Anti-Semitic poster #7 out of a series of 33 posters distributed between 1892-1901. In this poster are 40 pictures with an inscription in German. 55x69cm. Attached to canvas. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $375 Starting at $300
LOT: 166

Lot, pair of anti-Semitic medallions—Germany, 1923.

Made of aluminum and bronze. From of each is a Jew sitting on a pile of produce, with the inscription “ob Jud ob Christ ein Schuft der wucherer ist” (Jew or Christian—the one who lends with interest is a villain). On the back is the inscription “in Bosen zeiten ist ohn zweifel ein mensch oft des andern teufel (in difficult times, man sometimes turns into Satan).” Made by Hornlein. Diameter: 37mm. Generally very good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 167

Ideario Hebrauco y Humanista by Albert Einstein. Havana, 1955.

Translation into Spanish by Avraham Marcus. Includes 8 pages of pictures. Partially disconnected jacket binding. | 45, [2] pages, and 8 pages of pictures. Generally good condition.
Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
LOT: 168

Hebrew grammar book. New York, 1823.

Brought to printing by A. Burnstein, 23 pages not including jacket. Hard binding, professionally done, on top of the original binding. Good condition.
Item sold at $200 Starting at $200
LOT: 169

. Lot, 2 Karaite haggadot.

1. Published by the Karaite community in Israel, 1953 2. Published by the Karaite community of Egypt, 1903. Various sizes and conditions, generally good.
Item sold at $100 Starting at $100
LOT: 170

Lot, 3 Karaite booklets.

In Arabic, two of which have words in Hebrew, one of which has the stamp of the Egyptian Karaite community. Various conditions and sizes, generally good.
Item sold at $280 Starting at $100
LOT: 171

Lot of 3 books—Izmir, 19th century.

1. Hallel HaGadol, Izmir 1869. Stamp of the Etz Hayyim community. 2. Hallel HaGadol, printed by Moshe Kohen, Izmir 1882. Stamp and dedication of the Algazh community. 3. Chinuch La’Noar by Rabbi Avraham Pontrimoli. In Ladino. Printed by Aharon Yehoshua, Izmir 1872. Various sizes and conditions, generally good.
Item sold at $200 Starting at $100
LOT: 172

Lot, 3 journals in Yiddish—New York, beginning of the 20th century.

1. Der Grager (the noisemaker), a humorous issue for Purim. Purim 1905. [4] pages, 22cm. 2. Das Lid Fon Yetztiken Krizis (the song of the current crisis), a musical journal, by Fishel Storman. [4] pages, 21cm. 3. Mamenio Ader Der Yatom (Mother or the orphan), musical journal. [4] pages, 21cm. Various conditions, dry paper, tears, tape. Bad to ok condition.
Starting at $120
LOT: 173

Book of Psalms with commentary Olelut Yehuda by Rabbi Yehuda Greenwald, Av Beit Din of Satmar. Satmar 1927. First edition.

With Rashi’s commentary, Metzudot, and Olelut Yehuda. At the end is a list of signatures and donors. Published by his student Haim Zvi Tzimned. Printed by Meir Leib Hirsch. Pages before the cover have a taped dedication, and a list of yartzeit’s handwritten. New inscribed binding. Dark pages, defect in the lower margins without missing text. | [4] 256, [9] pages. 22cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $100
LOT: 174

Slichot—Karlsruhe, 1817. Rare.

With Shacharit and kriyot for the days of slichot, according to the Frankfurt minhag (Ashkenaz). With instructions in Yiddish and German. Two covers. Ancinet rabbinical signature. 2 pages partially disconnected. Stains and tears on it. | [1], 2-16, 96 pages. 23cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $150
LOT: 175

Melechet Machshevet, first edition—Prague 1775.

On calculations and mathematics. Hebrew and Yiddish on facing pages. By Rabbi Moshe Zerach Eidlitz. Printed by Yisrael Yitlish. Originally published as separate pamphlets that were then edited into a complete book. | Rabbi Moshe Zerach Eidlitz, a student of Rabbi Yehonatan Ivshitz, was a dayan at the beit din of Rabbi Yehezkel Landau, rabbi and head of a yeshiva. Rabbi Yaakov Amdin listed his name among those suspected of supporting Shabtai Zvi. Two folded pages (with charts) are missing, as in most extant copies. | stamps, stains. | 281, [3] pages. 16cm. Generally good condition.
Starting at $120