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1950s SUPER, ORIGINAL EARLY STATE OF ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES TRAINING NOTE BOOKS MAKING FOR AN UNUSUAL AND UNIQUE HISTORY OF WEAPONRY AND ARMS THE YOUNG STATE HAD TO SCAVENGE FROM POST WAR EUROPE

By: ABRAHAM GREENBERGER

Price: $5,255.99

Publisher: ISRAEL, 1950

Seller ID: 0008196

Condition: Fair


On offer are three [3] manuscript notebooks in Hebrew handwritten in 1950s by Abraham Greenberger with notes on use of various types of weapons used by the fledgling IDF, Israeli Defence Forces. They are regular 24-page school notebooks measuring 8.2' x 6.5', and 100%, 45%, and 12% complete. The pages are yellowed, covers of two notebooks are torn and detached, half of the last page in one of the notebooks is torn out and missing. The handwriting is very legible. It seem... View more info

Haksuvah V'hamesorah - The Written Torah and The Tradition: 3 Volumes

By: Aharon Heiman

Price: $495.99

Publisher: Tel Aviv Israel [British Mandated Palestine], DVIR Co.: 1936

Seller ID: RAB020

Condition: Good


On offer: Torah Haksuvah V'hamesorah - The Written Torah and The Tradition. Written and compiled by Aharon Heiman. Every verse in the Torah is related bibliographically from many, many various sources as per a long list of books the author has referenced. Published in Tel Aviv 1937. All three books have loose bindings and cracked hinges but otherwise G+. View more info

c1950s HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL, SKETCHBOOK AND PERSONAL DIARY OF NOTED ARTIST, POET, AUTHOR AND SURVIVOR OF THE HOLOCAUST INCLUDING TWO [2] SELF PORTRAITS

By: ARNOLD DAGHANI

Price: $5,549.99

Publisher: SUSSEX ENGLAND ROMANIA ISRAEL, 1955

Seller ID: 000924

Condition: Good+


On offer is a remarkable original handwritten personal diary, workbook and artist sketch book of Arnold Daghani. The green leather book is written in long hand English and contains original literary works; poems, short stories, musings and references to his works plus much, much more with most of them dated 1955 through 1958. At the end a story titled "Noodles and Buttons in Cakes of Soap", it says this story was in 1946 awarded the one and only prize for stories... View more info

c1950s ORIGINAL HAND DRAWN ART WITH HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NOTE ON THE REVERSE

By: ARNOLD DAGHANI

Price: $949.99

Publisher: SUSSEX ENGLAND ROMANIA ISRAEL, 1955

Seller ID: 000930

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original undated Arnold Daghani 8 x 5.5 inches hand drawn work of art on paper with a German language note to a friend requesting in part that he make a charitable donation of 25 pounds in Daghani's name when he is in Cambridge verso. Signed 'Daghani'. VG. View more info

1966 ORIGINAL HAND DRAWN POSTCARD WITH HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT NOTE TO DEAR ELSIE

By: ARNOLD DAGHANI

Price: $549.99

Publisher: SUSSEX ENGLAND ROMANIA ISRAEL, 1966

Seller ID: 000933

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original Arnold Daghani 4 x 5.5 inch postcard style hand drawn work of art on paper with a handwritten English language note to "Dear Elsie" and being a birthday greeting to an intimate friend dated January 31st, 1966. Signed 'Daghani' in block letters on the front top edge of the artwork. VG. View more info

ISRAEL UND SEIN LAND with Facsimile Holograph Forward By Albert Einstein

By: CHAIM WEIZMANN

Price: $89.99

Publisher: London England, Keren Hajessod: 1924

Seller ID: 0001009

Condition: Good


Israel und sein Land. Reden und Ansprachen. Mit einem Geleitwort von Albert Einstein. General signs of ageing and some dingage and rubbing to the edges. Otherwise G+. View more info

c1970s ARCHIVE OF TYPED LETTERS SIGNED, EPHEMERA AND GREETINGS FROM FAMED GERMAN PHILOSOPHER TO FAMED RABBI AND GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST FREDERICK SOLOMON

By: HANS MARGOLIUS

Price: $985.99

Publisher: 1970

Seller ID: 0MV484

Condition: Very Good


HANS MARGOLIUS [1902-1984] German philosopher. On offer is an archive of five [5] TLS circa 1970s; 4 signed Jewish Passover cards; plus some printed material by or about Margolius [in German]. The letters are in German but mailed from Florida. To Frederick Solomon [1899-1980] Rabbi German Expressionist artist. Included is 1958 exhibition catalog of Solomon's exhibition at the Museo Nacional in Cuba. Very rare. View more info

DER RABBI VON BACHERACH

By: HEINE, Heinrich

Price: $6,995.99

Publisher: Berlin, Propyläen-Verlag: 1923

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 000435

Condition: Very Good+


A MASTERPIECE OF BOOK DESIGN, ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FINE PRESS BOOKS, AND A HIGH POINT OF GERMAN AND FRENCH LITERARY AND ARTISTIC TRADITIONS Number 117 of 400. No copies in 30 years in the American auction records. 17 Original Lithographs, signed twice by Max Liebermann and numbered. Book: HEINE, Heinrich. DER RABBI VON BACHERACH. Propyläen-Verlag, Berlin, 1923. Folio. With 17 ORIGINAL Lithographs by Max Liebermann. 1/2 Black Morocco and boards. This copy SIGNED TW... View more info

1998-2008 ARCHIVE OF EIGHT [8] HANDWRITTEN AND TYPED LETTERS AND POSTCARD FROM THREE [3] NOTED CANADIAN POETS TO POLISH-CANADIAN POET AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR SAM SIMCOVITCH - SUPER CANADIAN POETRY CONTENT

By: KEN SHERMAN, RAYMOND SOUSTER, JAMES DEAHL

Price: $859.99

Publisher: TORONTO ONTARIO CANADA, 1998

Seller ID: 000918

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a super archive of correspondence all sent to Samuel Simcovitch, noted Polish-Canadian author, poet, translator, Yiddish revivalist and Holocaust survivor. Three of his friends, all noted Canadian poets in their own right send personal letters of intimate content, familial and relating to their shared art and talent of writing. Inventory as follows: James Deahl: TLS dated 1.3.99, 2pp, signed 'James'; TLS dated 1.30.98 1 pp signed 'James'; TLS dated 3.24.08 1 ... View more info

Justice to the Jew - The Story of What he has done for the World, a New and Revised Edition

By: Madison C. Peters

Price: $189.99

Publisher: New York NY, Trow Press: 1910

Seller ID: 000598

Condition: Good+


Rather interesting if not disturbing book being a signed copy of "Justice to the Jew, The Story of What he has done for the World, a New and Revised Edition, by Madison C. Peters". Published in New York by The Trow Press, New York, 1910. Signed on the first free endpaper by the author, Madison C. Peters. What is fascinating is that a subsequent owner has written, in pencil, notes on the pastedown and endpapers, and the copyright page. And the notes are virulently... View more info

1987 ORIGINAL HAND DRAWN RAOUL WALLENBERG MEMORIAL COVER SIGNED BY MENACHEM BEGIN HERO AND FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL

By: MENACHEM BEGIN

Price: $659.99

Publisher: New York NY, 1987

Seller ID: 00MV184

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original 1987 hand-colored Raoul Wallenberg event cover signed 'M. Begin' by Menachem Begin [1913-1992] Israeli politician, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the first Likud Prime Minister of Israel. Prior to the organization's dissolution at the founding of the State of Israel, he was also head of the Zionist underground group Irgun. VG. View more info

Image for 1936 ORIGINAL PRE STATE OF ISRAEL MANUSCRIPT DIARY AND SCHOOL NOTEBOOKS [3] HANDWRITTEN BY DAVID BEN GURION, THE FOUNDING FATHER OF ISRAEL'S YOUNGEST DAUGHTER

1936 ORIGINAL PRE STATE OF ISRAEL MANUSCRIPT DIARY AND SCHOOL NOTEBOOKS [3] HANDWRITTEN BY DAVID BEN GURION, THE FOUNDING FATHER OF ISRAEL'S YOUNGEST DAUGHTER

By: RENANA BEN GURION [LESHEM]

Price: $6,455.99

Publisher: TEL AVIV JERUSALEM SDE BOKER, 1936

Seller ID: 0002435

Condition: Good+


On offer is a super group of four [4] original pre State of Israel notebooks three [3] for school; history, chemistry, religious studies and a personal 14 page 8 x 6 inch diary [1] handwritten by 10 year old Renana Ben Gurion beloved youngest daughter to the hero of Israel's Independence David Ben Gurion. The books offer an unusual insight to both this young girl's early life and the state of education in the pioneer era. Historians and researchers will also recognize th... View more info

1940 SUPER, ORIGINAL PRE-STATE OF ISRAEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG IMMIGRANT GIRL DETAILING A FULL AND COMPLETE LIFE IN THE HOLY LAND WHILE THE DARK, DESTRUCTIVE BACK DROP OF WWII LOOMS

By: RUTH ASCHNER

Price: $5,855.99

Publisher: HAIFA, ISRAEL, 1936

Seller ID: 0008193

Condition: Good


On offer is a notebook and diary In Hebrew authored by Ruth Aschner, a daughter of German refugees who came to Israel in mid-1930s. The notebook measures 8,1' x 6,2', contains 138 pages, and is 90% complete. The pages are slightly yellowed, and there are some scribbles on the cover, and some pages, but otherwise the condition is good and the handwriting is very legible. On the 41st page there is text: "General notebook of Ruth Aschner, Carmel Mountain, Ben-Zion Neigh... View more info

OR GADOL - "GREAT LIGHT"

By: Shlomo Bilfurti and Haviri

Price: $429.99

Publisher: LIVORNO, Marfikus Vemokhrei Kafris: 1921

Seller ID: 000670

Condition: Fair+


OR GADOL - "GREAT LIGHT" FIVE VOLUMES OF THE TORAH: "Behold anew the great and the terrible, so that every reader young or old shall absorb the mind-wizening, suitable letters. Crystal and ram'ot. The likes of whom never existed in all aspects of perfection. With FIVE SCROLLS AND HAFTARAHOT (plural of Haftarah, a Jewish ritual). Sections from the writings of the prophets, read on Sabbaths and festivals after the reading from the Torah) - fulfilled all year r... View more info

1919 SUPERB, SIGNIFICANT ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HAND WRITTEN BY A YOUNG JEWISH LEGION MEMBER, LIKELY FROM HOLLAND, DETAILING THE ASPIRATIONS AND FRUSTRATIONS OF A ZIONIST ASSIGNED TO ONE OF THE MOST UNSETTLED AND CONFLICTED POST WWI AREAS ON EARTH

By: SHLOMO [a JEWISH LEGION MEMBER]

Price: $6,855.99

Publisher: DAMASCUS PRE SYRIA POST OTTOMAN EMPIRE, 1919

Seller ID: 0008194

Condition: Fair


On offer is a powerful poignant letter written by an early Zionist and volunteer of the Jewish Legion in Damascus immediately after the end of WW1. The letter contains 2 double-sided sheets measuring 9' x 5.8', and an envelope measuring 5.9' x 4.9'. The envelope has no inscriptions or stamps, except a round sticker with bookseller's name - "Coles", the sheets are yellowed and torn in half at folds, but it does not affect the text, which is perfectly legible. The... View more info

NOBEL LECTURE - DOUBLE AUTOGRAPH - ENGLISH AND HEBREW

By: SiNGER, ISAAC BASHEVIS

Price: $379.99

Publisher: New York NY, Farrar Strauss Giroux: 1978

Seller ID: 000489

Condition: Good+


Very scarce copy of "Nobel Lecture" by Isaac Bashevis Singer, double signed by the author on opposing fep beginning the different language text of English and Yiddish. Very good copy save for some edgewear and general light surface smudginess to the glossy cover. View more info

Pirkei Avot - Ethics of our Fathers

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $459.99

Publisher: BAGHDAD, 1909

Seller ID: RAB106

Condition: Good


On offer: Pirkei Abat - Ethics of our Fathers (a very commonly studied book of ethics from the Mishnaic Rabbis). This one is translated into Arabic but the Arabic is transliterated into Hebrew text. Very rare as such. Printed: Baghdad, 1909. Covers rubbed and lose and faded but overall G. View more info

1946 RELIC OF WORLD WAR II AND THE HOLOCAUST: KIBBUTZ BUCHENWALD - ORIGINAL FOUNDER'S PIN COMMEMORATING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FIRST CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVOR'S KIBBUTZ

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $1,185.99

Publisher: KIBBUTZ BUCHENWALD [LATER KIBBUTZ NETZOR] ISRAEL, 1946

Seller ID: 000788

Condition: Good+


In 1945 newly freed survivors of concentration camp Buchenwald were grouped into a farm/training center on the grounds of the death factory by American soldiers trying to rehabilitate the former inmates. Moved a little later on to Geringshof, ultimately the survivors made aliyah to the land of Israel and began rebuilding their lives together by building a kibbutz - KIBBUTZ BUCHENWALD. Eventually the name changed to Kibbutz Netzor. In 1946 the founding members made these ... View more info

1947 SIGNIFICANT, ORIGINAL HEBREW MANUSCRIPT DIARY HAND WRITTEN BY A LOCAL COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEMBER DETAILING THE INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT AND VIOLENT MONTHS AND WEEKS IN JERUSALEM BEFORE THE NATION OF ISRAEL WAS REBORN

By: VA'AD HAKEHILA

Price: $22,855.99

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel [British Mandated Palestine], 1947

Seller ID: 0008116

Condition: Good


On offer is a unique historically significant journal handwritten during the final days of British Mandated Palestine, most entries made immediately prior to the Declaration of Independence. This is a one-year page a day journal for the Jewish year of 5708 (September 1947 to October 1948), has about 50 entries, with most entries made between September 1947 and December 1947, and few brief records scattered over the next few months - the last one is dated June 7. It measu... View more info

DOSSIER SOLANGE: exemplaire no. 2

By: ZWY MILSHTEIN [sometimes ZIVY]

Price: $4,485.99

Publisher: Paris FRANCE, Author Published: 1967

Seller ID: 0001018

Condition: Good+


On offer is 'Dossier Solange' by Zwy Milshtein includes two original signed pen and ink drawings. This is a very extraordinary rare set of handmade engravings being the second signed original proofs set ["exemplaire no.2"] dated 1967 which was never offered for commercial sale together with two original pen and ink drawings both signed and dated 1967 by the artist. The Dossier is comprised of: an outer sleeve/box with hand drawn title treatment and graphic; inner... View more info