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Kedem Auctions Ltd.: Rare and Important Items

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Auction Name Rare and Important Items Total Sales (USD) 1,846,968.00
Auction Date 05/15/2019 - 05/15/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 1,550,000.00
Sale Number #66 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 2,360,000.00
Total Lots 168
Sold Lots 136 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 2,086,000.00
% of Lots Sold 80.95% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 3,162,000.00
Unsold Lots 32 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 58.41%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
33

Noam Elimelech - Second, Rare Edition

1790 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 116,850.00
120

Korban Chagiga - Copy of Rabbi Meir Margolies Author of Meir Netivim, Disciple of the Baal Shem Tov and one of his "Sixty Warriors"

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 110,700.00
47

Lengthy and Interesting Letter from Rebbe Meir of Premishlan - With Two of His Signatures

USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 USD 61,500.00
80

Passport of Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum of Satmar -

1950s USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 61,500.00
30

Toldot Yaakov Yosef -

1780 USD 50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 51,660.00
15

Shelah Siddur Shaar HaShamayim - First Edition,

1717 USD 40,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 46,740.00
42

Siddur HaRav (Baal HaTanya), with Commentary According to Kabbalah and Chassidut - Two Parts in Two Volumes

1816 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 46,740.00
17

Five Books of the Torah with the Or HaChaim Commentary -

1741 USD 30,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 44,280.00
43

Likutei Moharan - First Edition

1808 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 44,280.00
107

Leaf from the Chatam Sofer's Responsa Notebook - In His Handwriting and With His Signature

1804 USD 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 44,280.00
50

Letter of Approbation and Recommendation Handwritten and Signed by the Chiddushei HaRim, First Rebbe of Ger -

USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 39,360.00
73

Letter of Salvations - Handwritten and Signed by the Baal Shem of Michelstadt, Rabbi Zekel Leib Wormser

1821 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 39,360.00
35

Meor Einayim / Yismach Lev -

1798 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 36,900.00
34

Noam Elimelech -

1794 USD 20,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 31,980.00
131

Silver Kiddush Cup - LiChevod Shabbat Kodesh

USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 31,980.00
111

Leaf Handwritten by Rabbi Chaim Vital - From a Composition of Segulot, Cures and Practical Kabbalah

USD 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 29,520.00
7

Ashkenazi Rite Machzor -

1536 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 27,060.00
86

Letter of Recommendation from the Chafetz Chaim, for a Yeshiva Student from Eishishok -

1888 USD 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 USD 27,060.00
148

Ironic Letter Handwritten and Signed by Albert Einstein - in "Support" of the Austrian Policy toward the Jews

1936 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 27,060.00
130

Tefillin Parashiot and Batim - Parashiot Written by the Sofer Rabbi David of Anipoli, Sofer of the Maggid of Mezeritch and His Disciples

USD 100,000.00 - 200,000.00 USD 24,600.00
84

Historic Letter from Prominent Torah Leaders, Regarding the Reopening of the Volozhin Yeshiva -

1894 USD 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 22,140.00
29

Maggid Devarav LeYaakov - Likutei Amarim

1781 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 20,910.00
119

Pnei Yehoshua - Signatures of the Kabbalist Rabbi Chaim Sanzer and of Rabbi David Tevele

USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 19,680.00
13

First Edition of Shelah - With a Complete Composition of Handwritten Kabbalistic Glosses, from the Period of the Printing, by an Unidentified Author

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,450.00
18

Zera Shimshon -

1778 USD 5,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 18,450.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SUPREME COURT JUSTICES]. A very extensive collection of 203 letters, documents and signatures. A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, JOHN JAY THROUGH WILLIAM REHNQUIST. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ZATTA, Antonio. <i>Atlante Novissimo.</i> Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1775-1785. ONE OF THE FINEST WORLD ATLASES issued in Italy in the 18th century. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [CHICAGO HISTORY] -- [COLUMBUS, Christopher]. Monumental historiated and embroidered panel of the MADE FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXHIBITION IN CHICAGO. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. <i>Historical Romances.</i> Philadelphia, n.d. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM]. New York: Tiber Press, [1960]. 4 volumes. LIMITED EDITION, number 119 of 200 COPIES, EACH SIGNED BY THE POET AND ARTIST. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> GRATIANUS, the Canonist. <i>Decretum.</i> Venedig: Petrus de Plasiis, 25 January 1483. Second quarto edition. FIRST PAGE ILLUMINATED BY A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [ABOLITIONISTS]. <i>William Lloyd Garrison. The Story of his Life.</i> New York, 1885. ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FROM SEVERAL NOTABLE ABOLITIONISTS neatly bound in throughout. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> ANSON, George. <i>A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740... 1744.</i> London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748. FIRST EDITION. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> Blank railroad ledger, "Compagnie des Chemins de fer de l'Ouest" (spine title). N.p., 1909. A MONUMENTAL 20th-CENTURY ART NOUVEAU BINDING. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>June 23, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [MINIATURE ROOM] -- [FLEMING, John (1910-1987)]. Miniature of his 57th Street Library and Gallery. JOHN F. FLEMING'S BARONIAL 57TH STREET GALLERY. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE BINDING]. CHESTERTON, G.K. <i>Five Types: A Book of Essays.</i> London, 1910. LIMITED EDITION, number 3 of 30 copies on vellum SIGNED BY GEORGE SUTCLIFFE. $400 to $500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Jun. 23:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. <i>When Adam Delved and Eve Span....</i> [Ancoats Brotherhood, 1894-5]. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies printed. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> INCUNABULA -Fridolin, Stephan. <i>Schatzbehalter.</i> With 96 (including 5 repeated) full-page text woodcuts. Nürnberg, 1491.<br>€ 39 470 / 57 020
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Kokoschka, Oskar. <i>Die Träumenden Knaben (The Dreaming Boys).</i> With 11 original lithographs. Vienne, 1908.<br>€ 35 090 / 52 630
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Third Bessarion Master (active in Lombard in the third quarter of the 15th century). Leaf from a gradual, 1455-60.<br>€ 21 930 / 30 700
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Picasso, Pablo - Delgado, José alias Pepe Illo. <i>La Tauromaquia o arte de torear.</i> With 26 original aquatints and 1 original etching by Picasso.<br>€ 21 930 / 35 090
    <b>Koller International Auctions: Books [and] Manuscripts & Autographs. June 15, 2020</b>
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Linschoten, Jan Huygen van. <i>Itinerario, Voyage ofte Schipvaert naer Oost ofte Portugaels Indien…</i> Amsterdam, 1595.<br>€ 17 540 / 26 320
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> CHILDREN’S BOOKS - Meggendorfer, Lothar. <i>Nah und Fern. Ein Tierbilderbuch zum Ziehen.</i> With 8 coloured, lithographed plates.<br>€ 530 / 790
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> DANSE MACABRE - Bille, Edmond. <i>Une Danse macabre.</i> With 20 coloured woodcuts. Lausanne, 1919. Large folio.<br>€ 610 / 880
    <b>Koller, Jun. 15:</b> Dexel, Walter. A collection of 7 invitation cards from the Kunstverein Jena, each typographically designed by W. Dexel. Jena, 1924-1928. Each 10.5 x 14.8 cm.<br>€ 530 / 790
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States, pamphlet, 1862. Sold May 7 for $11,875.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. Sold May 7 for $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> E. Simms Campbell, A Night-Club Map of Harlem, in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. Sold May 7 for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. Sold May 7 for $5,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> The Black Panther: Black Community News Service, 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. Sold May 7 for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, silver print, 1968. Sold May 7 for $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> March For Freedom Now!, poster for a protest on the 1960 Republican Convention. Sold May 7 for $17,500.
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