Kestenbaum and Company: FINE JUDAICA: PRINTED BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, GRAPHIC & CEREMONIAL ARTS, 91, Brooklyn

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/12/2020 - 11/12/2020
Page Size: 235 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

Cesare Barzi. Decisiones almae Rotae Bononiensis. First edition. ff. (52), 418, (1). Venice, Damianum Zenarium, 1603.

1603USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 937.50
2CHAGALL, MARC.

Group of eleven Autograph Letters Signed by Marc Chagall, all written in Yiddish to David Giladi.

Vence1970’sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,250.00
3(CHEVRA KADISHA).

Derech Eitz HaChaim [regulations and procedures for a Burial Society].

Kisk?rös (Korosch), Hungary1825USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,875.00
4

Sepher Takanoth of the Chevra Kadishah of Bamberg.

Bamberg1778-91USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 9,375.00
5

Fürth Memorbuch. A Yizkor - Memorial Volume, 1650-1828.

Fürth1650-1828USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 56,250.00
6

Sefer HaZkarath Neshamoth.

Tótkomlós (Békés County), Hungary1906USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,875.00
7

Pinkas of the Chevra Kadisha of Kapesz.

Kapesz (Nagykapos)1866-1908USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,500.00
8

(Seder Selichoth - Chevra Kadisha).

(Poland)1778USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
9

“Hazkorath Neshamoth…” Anthology of Hebrew prayers for the Sabbath, mostly for the Hazan.

(Fürth)1762USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 15,000.00
10

David Lida. Sepher Sod Hashem [Mohel’s compendium with prayers]. With commentary Sharvit HaZahav.

Vienna1837USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
11

Sefer Kol Techina U’Minhagim [ceremonies]. According to the custom of Lisbon.

Lisbon1908USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
12

(Customs and Laws of the Death-cycle). Anonymous.

N.p19th centuryUSD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,375.00
13RAWNITZKI, YEHOSHUA CHANA.

(Israeli publisher and literary partner of Bialik, 1859-1944). Archive of miscellaneous papers. Texts in English, Hebrew and Yiddish.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 6,875.00
14

Pinkas. From the Community of Vasziló.

Vasziló1850USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
15

Sepher Tehillim [Book of Psalms].

(Moravia)1814USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00Not Sold
16

Large Sepher Torah written <> in a North African square Hebrew hand, 51 lines to a column. Set on wooden rollers. Height of scroll: 26 inches.

18th / 19th centuryUSD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
17

Hebrew manuscript written on vellum, set on roller.

IsraelUSD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,750.00
18ABUHATZEIRA, YA’AKOV.

(The Abir Ya’akov, 1806-1880). Autograph Document Signed, written in Hebrew to Rabbi Menashe.

USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 7,500.00
19ABUHATZEIRA, YISRAEL.

(The Baba Salli, 1889-1984). Autograph Letter Signed written on letterhead in Judeo-Arabic.

Erfoud (Morocco)1939USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,250.00
20ALTER, AVRAHAM MORDECHAI.

(Fourth Grand Rebbe of Gur, 1866-1948). Autograph Note Signed.

n.dUSD 600.00 - 900.00USD 1,875.00
21ALTER, PINCHAS MENACHEM.

(Seventh Grand Rebbe of Gur, 1926-96). Letter Signed, written on letterhead in Hebrew to Ezrath Torah, New York.

Jerusalem1983USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 625.00
22ARCHIVOLTI, SAMUEL

(Italian rabbi, grammarian and poet, 1515-1611). Autograph Responsum Signed, written in Hebrew. Addressed to: “The finest of sages, S.L.”

Padua1607USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
23ARIK, MEIR.

(Rabbi of Tarnow, Galicia. 1855-1926). Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew on letterhead to R. Moshe Yisroel Feldman of Dragmerst.

Tarnow1926USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,000.00
24ASZOD, YEHUDA.

(1796-1866).  Autograph Letter Signed, written in Hebrew. Kethav Moreinu (ordination).

Dunaszerdahely (Serhadhaly / Niedermarkt)1858USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,750.00
25AZULAI, CHAIM YOSEPH DAVID

(The Chid’a, 1724-1806). MaHaRa”M of Rothenburg. Shailoth U’Teshuvoth.

Cremona1557USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Mrs S. C. Belnos.</b> <i>The Sundhya or the Daily Prayers of the Brahmins,</i> 1st edition, 1851. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br>Sir Harry Darell.</b> <i>China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity,</i> 1st edition, 1852. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 20.<br><i>Scots Magazine,</i></b> 61 volumes, 1739-1800. With important maps of North America. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Ian Fleming.</b> <i>Casino Royale,</i> 1st edition, 1953. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Virginia Woolf.</b> <i>Really and Truly,</i> 1915. Autograph confessions book. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Evelyn Waugh.</b> <i>Vile Bodies,</i> 1st edition, 1930. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>J. R. R. Tolkien.</b> Autograph letter signed on Old English, with corrected typescript. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lewis Carroll.</b> <i>The Hunting of the Snark,</i> 1st edition, 1876. Presentation copy. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Essex House Press.</b> <i>Poems of William Shakespeare,</i> 1899. One of 450 copies. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Lafcadio Hearn.</b> <i>A Japanese Miscellany,</i> 1st edition, 1901. Presentation copy. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Jules Verne.</b> <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas,</i> 1st UK edition, 1873. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Jan 21.<br>Charles Dickens.</b> <i>The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit,</i> 1st edition, 1844. Original cloth binding. £800 to £1,200.
  • <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $125,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Fish Hawk or Osprey, Plate 81.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $145,000 to $175,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> AUDUBON, John James. <i>Brown Pelican, Plate 421.</i> London: Robert Havell, 1827-1838. $75,000 to $100,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DE BRY, Johann Theodore, attributed to. Pair of Watercolor studies of Tulips. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> FUERTES, Louis Agassiz. <i>Alaskan Brown Bear.</i> Watercolor and gouache on board. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> HILL, Thomas. <i>Big Trees.</i> Oil on canvas. c. 1903. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Macropodidae or Family of Kangaroos.</i> London: by the author, August 1st 1841-May 1st 1842. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> GOULD, John. <i>A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America.</i> London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]-1850. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> JANSSONIUS, Joannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, orbem maritimum seu omnium marium…</i> Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1652. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <center><b>Arader Galleries<br>January Auction<br>January 23, 2021</b>
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> DONCKER, Hendrik. <i>De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waereld, vertoonende alle de Zee-Kusten van het bekende deel des Aerd-Bodems.</i> Amsterdam: Henrick Doncker, [1658-1665]. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> BURR, David. <i>Map of the City and County of New York with the Adjacent Country.</i> Engraved map with original hand color. Ithaca, NY: Stone & Clark, 1839. $9,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Arader Galleries, Jan. 23:</b> CURRIER, Nathaniel and IVES, James Merritt. <i>The City of New York.</i> Lithograph with original hand color. New York: Currier & Ives, 1884. $15,000 to $20,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
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