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Books, Kodesh books, Hassidic books, Rabbinical letters, Manuscripts, Judaika and more - Includes rare and special items By Moreshet
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06/22/2022 - 06/22/2022
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Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price

Scriptures from the Bragadin printing press "Shana Tova" -

1517 Not Available USD 1,722.00

Sefer Shut Mahari Colon.

1557 Not Available USD 1,476.00

Masechet Zevachim from the Talmud Bavli,

1580 Not Available USD 1,476.00
136 By Rabbi Yosef Toito

Practical Kabbalah Manuscript - Spells and Amulets -

1928 Not Available USD 1,353.00
46 Rabbi Aharon Sasson.

First edition of the Sefer Torat Emet – Rabbi Aharon Sasson.

1626 Not Available USD 1,353.00

Rare: Prayerbook, Sefardi minhag, with Spanish translation and instructions in Ladino.

1622 Not Available USD 1,168.50

Stamp of Rabbi Michael Dzhirker, father-in-law of Rabbi Avraham Steiner, son of Rabbi Yeshayle of Krestirer.

1811 Not Available USD 861.00

Menorat HaMaor,

1824 Not Available USD 861.00
44 Rabbi Mordechai Yafeh,

All four volumes of HaLevush by Rabbi Mordechai Yafeh,

Not Available USD 861.00

First Edition of the Book of the Shulchan Wig for Rabbi Yisrael of Shklov Student of the Gra -

1906 | 1836 Not Available USD 799.50
174 Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Glosses in the holy handwriting of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky on his book "Breita Damlakhat HaMishkan" - first edition

5771 Not Available USD 676.50

Some of the kabbalist siddur called Siddur Rabbi Asher , “a ...

Not Available USD 676.50

Ketuvim from a Bragadin printing, “Shana Tova”.

1617 Not Available USD 676.50
43 Rabbi David ben Yitzhak Fumis HaRofeh.

Sefer Tzemach David by Rabbi David ben Yitzhak Fumis HaRofeh.

1587 Not Available USD 615.00

Likkutei Shoshanim with Neti’ot Shoshanim.

1818 Not Available USD 584.25

Not listed bibliographically: Monthly journal “HaChaim” published ...

Not Available USD 553.50

Shulchan Aruch Choshen Mishpat.

1666 Not Available USD 522.75
173 Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Signature of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky's Holy Book on the Book of Responsa Hacham Zvi -

Not Available USD 522.75

Tikkuni HaZohar - Constantinople 1740 Signatures, drawings and glosses

1740 Not Available USD 522.75

Copy with yichus in the original binding: second section of the Shaar Tshuva and Tefilla by the Mittler Rebbe.

1818 Not Available USD 522.75

  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books<br>June 23, 2022
    <b>Swann June 23:</b> James Hamilton Young, <i>A New Map of Texas, with the Contiguous American & Mexican States,</i> Philadelphia, 1836. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann June 23:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Common American Skunk. Plate XLII,</i> Philadelphia, 1844. $700 to $1,000.
    <b>Swann June 23:</b> Nicolaas & Jacob Cruquius, <i>T Hooge Heemraadschap van Delflant,</i> Delft, 1712. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann June 23:</b> William Birch & Samuel Seymour, <i>The City of New York in the State of New York, North America,</i> Bristol, 1803. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann June 23:</b> Karl Bodmer, <i>Sih-Chida & Mahchsi-Karehde. Mandan Indians. Tableau 20,</i> Paris, Coblenz & London, 1839-42. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> JESSE JAMES. Autograph Letter Signed on the attack at his home which maimed his mother and killed his nephew Archie, 6 pp, March 23, 1875. THE MOST IMPORTANT JESSE JAMES LETTER EXTANT. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> THE LETTER THAT ARRIVED TOO LATE: An important letter from Robert E. Lee to Ulysses S. Grant across the battlefield at Cold Harbor, June 6, 1864. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> DAVY CROCKETT. Autograph Letter Signed on his political philosophy and his dispute with Andrew Jackson, "at home Weakley County," August 18, 1831. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> GEORGE WASHINGTON. Letter Signed to Colonel Richard Gridley, the first engineer of the American Army, Morris Town, January 9, 1777. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> SCOTT FITZGERALD. <i>Tender is the Night.</i> FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED to H.A. Swanseid. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS. <i>Tarzan of the Apes.</i> FIRST EDITION. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> J.R.R. TOLKIEN. <i>The Hobbit, or There and Back Again.</i> FIRST EDITION. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> NATHANAEL WEST. <i>The Day of the Locust.</i> PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed to director Richard Wallace in the year of publication. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> FRANCIS PICABIA. Archive of 17 Autograph Letters signed to Jennie Thiersch on art and life, 1948-1951. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, June 28:</b> JOHN HANCOCK. Autograph Letter Signed to his wife Dolly from the Continental Congress, 4 pp, Philadelphia, March 10-11, 1777. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>June 24
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 2065. George Gershwin. Autograph musical manuscript “Opening Scene III” from Porgy and Bess. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 2079. Katharine Hepburn. Fine archive of letters and materials sent to her Song of Love piano tutor. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 2095. Bert Lahr. Inscribed Photograph of The Cowardly Lion. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Stage & Screen<br>June 24
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 2077. Edith Head. Original costume design for Judy Garland in <i>I Could Go On Singing,</i> 1963. $2,000 to $4,000
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 2080. Al Hirschfeld. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in “Private Lives.” $6,000 to $8,000 https://do
    <b>Doyle, Stage & Screen:</b> Lot 2098. John Lennon. <i>Power to the People: the Political Thoughts of John Lennon.</i> $3,000 to $5,000
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