Kedem Auction: Objects: Judaica, Israeliana, Numismatics and Medals (Manuscripts, prints), 39, Jerusalem

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/16/2014 - 07/16/2014
Page Size: 53 items in 3 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Miniature Esther Scroll, Ivory Case - Holland, 18th C.Holland or Italy18th or early 19th centuryUSD 2,200.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
2Miniature Esther Scroll- Wood and Ivory Case - IndiaIndia (?)late 19th or early 20th centuryUSD 2,200.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
3Esther Scroll, 19th Century 19th centuryUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 360.00
4Esther Scroll - Russia-Poland late 19th or early 20th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
5Esther ScrollOriental countries, 19th/20th centuryUSD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
6Esther Scroll - GeorgiaAkhaltsikhe, Georgia, late 19th or early 20th century.USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 360.00
7Large Esther Scroll First half of 20th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
8Large Esther Scroll - Decorations First half of 20th centuryUSD 400.00 - 600.00USD 360.00
9Esther Scroll + Leaf with Megillah Verses and Blessings ca. mid-20th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
10Ecclesiastes Scroll on ParchmentJerusalem, early 20th centuryUSD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
11Esther Scroll, Hebrew and English - Printed on Paper Jos. Schlesinger printing press, Vienna1930sUSD 300.00 - 400.00USD 240.00
12Three Miniature Printed Torah ScrollsUSA? 1930s-40sUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 300.00
13Miniature Paper Torah ScrollIsrael, mid 20th century?USD 400.00 - 700.00Not Sold
14Tikun Leil Shavuot - Paper Scroll in a Wooden CaseEastern handwriting (Yemen?), Jerusalem, early 20th century. USD 600.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
15Handwritten Ilan SephirotEurope, ca. 18th centuryUSD 1,100.00 - 2,000.00USD 6,000.00
16Akdamut - Micrographic Writing - Tarnow, 1930sTarnow, 1930s.USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 900.00
17Jona's Ship - Printed Micrography - Algeria, 1891 Oran, Algeria1891USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 900.00
18Gedolei Israel - Warsaw, Late 19th Century Warsawlate 19th centuryUSD 300.00 - 500.00USD 1,320.00
19Portrait of Rabbi Yitzchak Seckel Aryeh Loeb WormserGermany? second half of 19th centuryUSD 2,200.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
20Portrait of Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan SpectorPrinted in Germany.USD 900.00 - 1,600.00Not Sold
21Souvenir of a Celebration in Memory of Ephraim ElnekaveTlemcen, Algeria, ca. 1920.USD 300.00 - 400.00Not Sold
22Form of the Tabernacle - Samaritan Tradition Early 20th centuryUSD 6,600.00 - 12,000.00USD 7,800.00
23Isidor Kaufmann- Rabbis and Student, Etching (Austrian/Hungarian, 1853-1921).30X31cm. Signed in the plate. Very good condition. USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 528.00
24Two Engravings - Synagogues, 18th CenturyAmsterdam18th centuryUSD 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
25Small Ketubah on Parchment - Ansbach, 1809AnsbachNovember 1809USD 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Bernard Romans, <i>Map of the Seat of Civil War in America</i>, Philadelphia, 1775. Sold October 10, 2013 for $173,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> First Confederate imprint announcing the dissolution of the Union, Charleston, SC, December 20, 1860. Sold October 10, 2013 for $37,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> R.L. Hobson, <i>A Catalogue of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain in the Collection of Sir Percival David BT.</i>, F.S.A., 1934. Sold October 24, 2013 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Illuminated Book of Hours in French and Latin, France, circa 1500. Sold November 12, 2013 for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Rex Stout, <i>Fer-de-Lance</i>, first edition, 1934. Sold November 21, 2013 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Group of five autograph letters signed by Albert Einstein, grappling with gravitation before publishing his General Theory, 1910-15. Sold November 26, 2013 for $161,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, <i>Their Search for Small</i>, pen-and-ink illustration for page 39 of A.A. Milne's House at Pooh Corner, 1928. Sold January 23, 2014 for $47,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harriet Jacobs, <i>Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl, Written by Herself</i>, first edition, 1861. Sold March 27, 2014 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Johann Schöner, <i>Opera Mathematica</i>, first collected edition, Nuremberg, 1551. Sold April 3, 2014 for $62,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Compendiosa totius anatomie delineatio</i>, first edition of the first Vesalian piracy, 1545. Sold May 1, 2014 for $50,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edward Gorey, posters for the New York City Ballet, 1974-75. Sold May 7, 2014 for $2,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Meadow Lark. Plate CXXXVI</i>, hand-colored plate from The Birds of America,1832. Sold June 3, 2014 for $16,250.
  • <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 9. HORAE. Illuminated manuscript on vellum.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 55. KELMSCOTT PRESS. CHAUCER, GEOFFREY. Edited by F.S. Ellis.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 57. SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. SPENSER, EDMUND. 1930-32.<br>Est. $15,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 87. RIVERA, DIEGO. 1886-1957. Manuscript album in various hands.<br>Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 108. ARCTIC PHOTOGRAPHY. WHITNEY, HARRY. 1873-1936. Album of 188 photographs. Est. $10,000-$15,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 110. BRAZIL. DE MORAES, JOSÉ. Portuguese Manuscript on paper.<br>Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 120. FLORIDABLANCA, MOÑINO Y REDONDO, JOSÉ CONDE DE. 1728-1808. Manuscript in Spanish on paper. Est. $25,000-$35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 155. THOMSON, JOHN. 1837-1921. Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs. Est. $15,000-$20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 156. VANCOUVER, GEORGE. 1757-1798. A Voyage Of Discovery To The North Pacific Ocean, And Round The World. Est. $18,000-$25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 184. WHITMAN, WALT. 1819-1892. Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Walt Whitman"). Est. $30,000-$50,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 219. HOUGH, ROMEYN BECK. 1857-1924. The American Woods, Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory. Est. $20,000-$30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 22 Sep 2014:</b> Lot 280. WAGNER, RICHARD. Autograph Musical Quotation Signed ("Richard Wagner"). Est. $12,000-$18,000.
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Abraham Lincoln, "a previously unknown portrait of exceptional quality." From the collection of John Hay.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.
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