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Collection of Various Letters

Lot 361: Collection of Various Letters

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of various letters, regarding public and private matters, by various rabbis and public figures, from 1834-1944. For a complete list, please contact our offices. 10 items, varied size and condition.

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Lot 68: Book: " Fifty years of sport at Oxford, Cambridge and the Great Public Scho

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £15 - £25

Description: Book: " Fifty years of sport at Oxford, Cambridge and the Great Public Schools; Eaton, Harrow and Winchester ". 1922. Arranged by Lord Desborough. Edited by Hon. R H Lyttleton, A. Page and E. Noel. Published by Walter, Southwood and Co ltd, London. Leather bound cover with embossed and gilt detailing and lettering, to front and spine. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Collection of Proclamations Regarding Public Matters

Lot 28: Collection of Proclamations Regarding Public Matters

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of printed proclamations and notices regarding public matters and religious reinforcement. For a complete list, please contact our offices. 7 items, varied size and condition.

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Lot 31: Book: " Great British Gunmakers 1740-1790; The History of John Twigg and th

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £40

Description: Book: " Great British Gunmakers 1740-1790; The History of John Twigg and the Packington. c1975. By W Keith Neal & D.H.L Black. Published by Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications. With both black and white and colour photographs and illustrations. In original dust jacket. Navy Cloth bound with gilt lettering to spine. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Books: A collection of 8 books on Farming and Livestock: To Include

Lot 15A: Books: A collection of 8 books on Farming and Livestock: To Include " The B

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £50

Description: Books: A collection of 8 books on Farming and Livestock: To Include " The Book of the farm " c1891. Fourth Edition. Volumes 1 - 4. Published by William Blackwood and Sons, London. Red Cloth covers with gilt decoration to fronts and lettering to spines and black and white illustrations. Together with " Livestock in Health and Disease ". Early 20th C. Sections 1 - 4. Edited by Professor J. Prince Sheldon. Published by Cassell & Co ltd, London. With colour and black and white illustrations. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Lot 57: BAGNOLD, Enid - Letters to Frank Harris and Other

by Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood

March 11, 2015, 10:30 AM GMT

Exeter, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £50 - £75

Description: BAGNOLD, Enid - Letters to Frank Harris and Other Friends,: Illustrated with tipped-in plates, cloth, s.-c., 8vo., signed (370), Whittington Pr., 1980; THE WORK OF JACQUES LE MOYNE DE MORGUES,: 2 volumes, Illustrated, cloth, s.-c., British Museum Publications 1977; together with a volume of Whittington Press publications 1989-1.

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LARGE JOHN F. KENNEDY EPHEMERA LOT:

Lot 54: LARGE JOHN F. KENNEDY EPHEMERA LOT:

by White's Auctions

March 1, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Middleboro, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: 1) Hard cover "Profiles in Courage", publicity photos, postcards, Memorials, First Day Issue Memorial stamps, campaign materials, etc. 2) Includes a 1957 letter to then Senator Kennedy from the Director of Visa Office regarding the immigration of a Fairhaven, MA resident trying to achieve residency of his two children from Italy and a reply (signed by John F. Kennedy, sympathizing with his issue but explaining that the law does not allow acceleration of the process and telling of a bill he has submitted to Congress to help re-unite families in these situations (dated Aug. 12, 1957). 3) Also a signed 1959 letter to a woman regarding assignment of her son to a US base upon completion of his overseas duty. Kennedy explains that it is not possible due to requirements in other areas but that if he had problems to warrant it, her should apply through regular channels (and enclosed necessary info). 4) A 1952 letter requesting help and support for his run to US Senate. 5) A June 9, 1958 letter to the Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services (Leominster, MA) public schools going advise to students to not choose a career based on prestige of salary but one that is most rewarding and doing all you can to prepare themselves to make that choice. 6) Two actual photographs ?John & Jackie Kennedy with signatures and photo of young Caroline kissing her infant brother John John. 7) A Thank You card for appreciation in connection with the Inauguration January 20, 1961.

Condition Report: Various conditions.

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Letter by Rabbi Ya'akov Yisrael Kanievsky - To the Rabbi of Komemiyut

Lot 415: Letter by Rabbi Ya'akov Yisrael Kanievsky - To the Rabbi of Komemiyut

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Ya'akov Yisrael Kanievsky - the Steipler, to Rabbi Binyamin Mendelson Ga'avad of Komemiyut. Bnei Brak, 1962. In the letter, the Steipler mentions the question regarding Moshav Komemiyut brought to him by Rabbi Shlomo Lorentz. He writes, "From my lowly state, I have not found any heter to permit this, neither from legal authorities nor from fear of stealing. Nevertheless, I also cannot prohibit this, and someone greater shall rule, and I will eliminate myself from resolving this question". On the margin of the letter he adds: "At the time Rabbi Shlomo Lorentz came to me, I saw certain sides of the matter, but after studying the subject, it seems that they do not have a real halachic basis". The Rabbi of Komemiyut - Rabbi Binyamin Mendelson (1904-1979), used to consult the Chazon Ish and Rabbi Yitzchak Ze'ev of Brisk and the Tshebin Rav on halachic topics which concerned public issues. This letter was written in 1962. Evidently after the death of the Chazon Ish and the Brisker Rav, Rabbi Mendelson sent this question to the Steipler, Rabbi Ya'akov Yisrael Kanievsky (1899-1985) but he refused to rule and referred the question to "someone greater" [apparently referring to the Tshebin Rav whom the Steipler highly esteemed]. Official stationery, 23 cm. Approximately 14 written lines. Good condition.

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Huge Archive of the Amdur (Amdursky) Law Firm - Documents and Rabbis' Letters, Files of Jerusalem Institutes, and more

Lot 440: Huge Archive of the Amdur (Amdursky) Law Firm - Documents and Rabbis' Letters, Files of Jerusalem Institutes, and more

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Huge archive of the Alexander Amdur (Amdursky) Law Firm in Jerusalem composed of dozens of files regarding: property and apartments, estates, charity institutes and yeshivot, war reparations and Torah adjudications. Contains thousands of documents, letters and paper items including letters by rabbis and public figures, letters and documents linked to institutes and various affairs in Jerusalem. [C. 1930-1960]. Among the items: • Document signed by Rabbi Eliezer Yehuda Finkel. Mir Yeshiva, 1948. • Documents signed by Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook. • Letters and document signed by Rabbi Ya'akov Meir "the Rishon L'Zion", Rabbi Ben Zion Chai Uziel. Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank, Rabbi Bezalel Zolty, Rabbi Ya'akov Klemes, Rabbi Eliezer Yehuda Valdenberg, Rabbi Elazar Menachem Schach, Rabbi Yechiel Michel Tikochinsky, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and Rabbi Ben Zion Chazan. • Estate files, signed by many rabbis. • Writs of appointment of guardianship rights of the Jerusalem Beit Din, signed by Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank, Rabbi Chizkiya Shabtai and Rabbi Ya'akov Klemes. • Testament of Rabbi Shmuel Yitzchak Hillman and many documents of Rabbi Herzog's family. • Many letters signed by Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac HaLevi Herzog. • Many documents of the "Committee for people harmed by the events in Jerusalem" in 1948. • Interesting moving letter, by Rabbi Aryeh Levine, from Sivan 1948, expressing the pain he shares with his Jewish brethren. • Interesting letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Ya'akov Halberstam, the Tshakover Rebbe. • Many documents of yeshivot and Torah institutes: The Harry Fischel Institute, the Etz Chaim Yeshiva and the Beit Yosef Zvi Yeshiva (Dushinsky), the Me'ah She'arim Yeshiva, Va'ad HaYeshivot, Musad HaRav Kook, Mir Yeshiva, Slonim Yeshiva, Chevron Yeshiva, Porat Yosef Yeshiva, the Weingarten Orphanage, Mercaz HaRav Yeshiva, Gamach Talpiot, Kollel Chabad, Kollel America, the She'arim construction project initiated by Rabbi Menachem Porush and Rabbi She'ar Yashuv Cohen, etc. The archive also contains family documents and items, photos and passports of the Amdursky family [the father of the family, Yerachmiel Amdursky (1876-1956) was a renowned Jerusalem public activist, a pioneer hotelier involved in the construction of Jerusalem neighborhoods: Romema (he resided there), Mekor Baruch, Geula and Bayit Vegan. Many letters in the collection were sent to Yerachmiel Amdursky, on the occasion of his 60th birthday, with the special booklet printed by Grayevsky in honor of Amdursky's birthday]. Approximately 2000 paper items, varied size and condition.

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Robert Stroud

Lot 23: Robert Stroud "The Birdman of Alcatraz" - Autographed Letter (ALS) Alcatraz 1954

by JG Autographs

March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM EST

Danvers, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $500

Description: Robert Franklin Stroud (January 28, 1890 - November 21, 1963), more famously and affectionately known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz," federal American prisoner, cited as one of the most notorious and dangerous criminals in American history. Authentic, autographed, hand written letter (ALS) addressed to his sister, Mamie E. Stroud, two pages on the front and back of a single sheet, penned from Alcatraz and dated December 17, 1954. Imprisoned for manslaughter in 1909, Robert Stroud committed several violent offenses behind bars (including the murder of a guard) and was eventually transferred to Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. He began serving a 17-year term there on December 19, 1942, and became inmate #594. In 1943, he was assessed by psychiatrist Romney M. Ritchey, who diagnosed him as a psychopath, with an I.Q. of 134. His famous bird-keeping and ornithological research had taken place at Leavenworth Prison, but with such activities prohibited at Alcatraz, Stroud instead occupied himself with writing manuscripts, studying law and petitioning for his release. In this piece, Stroud writes his sister, Mamie, regarding family friends and the publication of his book. Measuring approximately 8 x 10.5, this letter is in fine condition, with light toning and the expected mailing folds.

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Manuscript, Letters by Rabbi Chaim Greineman

Lot 387: Manuscript, Letters by Rabbi Chaim Greineman

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Manuscript, copies of over 40 letters written by Rabbi Chaim Shaul Greineman, c. 1954-1980. The letters are about strengthening Torah study, contain Torah thoughts and study methods, public issues and religious reinforcement, personal counsel, etc. Rabbi Chaim Greineman's letters are known for their rich style, full content and significance and they are very similar to the renowned letters of his uncle and close teacher, the author of the Chazon Ish. According to the inscriptions on the margins, the copier proofread some of the letters in comparison to the originals by the recipients. Approximately 35 leaves, varied size and condition.

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Letter opener : a cold painted bronze letter opener with recumbent fox and

Lot 315: Letter opener : a cold painted bronze letter opener with recumbent fox and

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £40 - £60

Description: Letter opener : a cold painted bronze letter opener with recumbent fox and grape vine decoration, marked A Marionnes,11" long Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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TRUMAN, HARRY S. Archive of 27 Typed Letters Signed,

Lot 154: TRUMAN, HARRY S. Archive of 27 Typed Letters Signed, "Harry" or in full, including 12 as President, a few with brief holograph postscri

by Swann Auction Galleries

March 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Description: "A MAN WHO WANTS TO DO RIGHT SHOULD . . . ONLY HAVE HIS OBJECTIVE IN VIEW" TRUMAN, HARRY S. Archive of 27 Typed Letters Signed, "Harry" or in full, including 12 as President, a few with brief holograph postscript, to Kansas City friend Shannon C. Douglass, mostly on political topics, including the WPA, ensuring Democratic victories in MO contests, the rationing board, the DNC membership, the Dixiecrat movement, the importance of public opinion, and others. Many with retained copy of Douglass's letter to him. Together 27 pages, 4to, "United States Senate," "Office of the Vice President," or White House stationery, some with integral blank; horizontal fold. Two with the original envelope. (TFC) Washington, 1938-51

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Letter by the Heads of the Va'ad HaKlali - Signed by Rabbi Chaim Berlin and Others

Lot 372: Letter by the Heads of the Va'ad HaKlali - Signed by Rabbi Chaim Berlin and Others

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Letter in Yiddish, to the gaba'im of Kupat Rabbi Meir Ba'al HaNess, regarding collection of charity boxes, by "The appointees and managers of the Va'ad HaKlali uniting all the Ashkenazi kollelim in the Holy Land". Jerusalem, after 1906. Signatures: Rabbi "Shlomo Gadol" [Rabbi of Kherson, served in the rabbinate of Vornyany and Kherson, Torah authority in Jerusalem]; Rabbi "Elimelech Perlman" [a leader of the Chassidic community of Jerusalem, son of Rabbi Isser Perlman Av Beit Din of Rozwadów (Galicia) - disciple of the Chozeh of Lublin, grandson of Rebbe Asher Kahane-Shapira Av Beit Din of Żołynia, who ascended to Jerusalem in 1840. Son-in-law of the Chassid Dayan Rebbe Baruch Binyamin Ze'ev Wolf Weinstock - disciple of the Chozeh of Lublin and the "Yehudi HaTov" of Neustadt. He built many neighborhoods in the city, the most famous of them is Batei Perlman]; Rabbi "Gedalya Menachem Broder"; Rabbi "Asher Ze'ev Yelinsky"; Rabbi "Asher Dov Zussman" and Rabbi "Yitzchak Eliezer Charlap". On the leaf margins is a special letter signed by Rabbi "Chaim Berlin" with his stamp, who writes to the gabai words of blessing and encouragement. Rabbi Chaim Berlin (1832-1913, Otzar HaRabbanim 5925), eldest son of the Netziv of Volozhin. Served in the rabbinate of Moscow, Volozhin, Kobrin, Yelisavetgrad and Jerusalem. Among the greatest rabbis of his generation in all facets of the Torah. In 1906, he ascended to Jerusalem and after the death of Rabbi Shmuel Salant, Rabbi Chaim was accepted as the Rabbi of Jerusalem and although he refused to officially accept the position, his great Torah stature made him the deciding factor in the Beit Din and in all public matters in Jerusalem. Official stationery (with picture of the Knesset Yisrael neighborhood). 29 cm. Good condition, wear to edges.

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Harrison Family Letters-19th century Nautical

Lot 3114: Harrison Family Letters-19th century Nautical

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

March 12, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Hatfield, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Harrison Family Letters-19th century Nautical Grouping of 4-letters related to Harrison family in the 19th century. Most relate to nautical events. Grouping includes: 1.) Letter from Thomas Harrison to his mother dated Mellville Prison, Halifax Nova Scotia, September 22, 1812. Letter informs Thomas' mother of his capture by the British at sea. 2.) Letter from Catherine Harrison to her son (Thomas) dated Philadelphia, February 10, 1815 regarding his imprisonment. Brother Francis writes postscript dated February 12, 1815 regarding treaty ending War of 1812. 3.) Report of Francis Harrison, Master of the Schooner Mentorl, 3pp, regarding attack by pirates. 4.) Letter from Joseph Harrison to Sister dated Port Platt, dated June 31, 1839 re: various news.

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Kollel Chabad - Collection of Publications Printed in Jerusalem and in the USA

Lot 139: Kollel Chabad - Collection of Publications Printed in Jerusalem and in the USA

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of publications / single leaves from various times printed and distributed by Kollel Chabad in Eretz Israel. 1910-1936. Including: Lithograph of a handwritten letter by the Rayatz, to assist the Kollel's needy members. Rostov-na-Donu 1921. • Letter signed by Rabbi S. Zalman Havlin, head of the Torat Emet Yeshiva. • Various receipts of Kollel Chabad, some completed with signatures. • Emergency fund - printed leaf of US postage stamps with a picture of the Temple Mount and the Torat Emet Yeshiva building in Jerusalem, etc. 14 items, varied size and colors, overall very-good condition.

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JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to Edward G.W. Butler,

Lot 92: JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to Edward G.W. Butler,

by Swann Auction Galleries

March 19, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: "THE SENATE WOULD NOT HAVE RATIFIED THIS TREATY [OF INDIAN SPRINGS]" JACKSON, ANDREW. Autograph Letter Signed, as Senator, to Edward G.W. Butler, rejoicing that he survived a steamer wreck while journeying from Charleston to Savannah, remarking that recent behavior of Georgia Governor George M. Troup has been devoid of merit, criticizing the designing whites responsible for the Treaty [of Indian Springs], excusing himself by explaining that he was not in the Senate when the Treaty was ratified, noting that Col. Butler has returned from FL in good health, and conveying regards. 2 pages, tall 4to, with integral address leaf; few short separations at folds with minor loss to text. Hermitage, 25 July 1825

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Interesting Letter by the Chabad Rebbe - Regarding Elections

Lot 421: Interesting Letter by the Chabad Rebbe - Regarding Elections

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Letter by Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson of Lubavitch-Chabad to Rabbi Yisrael Grossman of Jerusalem. Brooklyn, Tishrei 1965. Letter on various topics connected to the elections to the Israeli Knesset. Official stationery, typewritten, with the Rebbe's signature and corrections in his handwriting. Leaf, 27 cm. Good condition, folding marks. Unknown letter, apparently unprinted.

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Salters letter scales : A coppered cast-iron  ' Pence Salters Letters Balance no.11' 24 oz with ornate relief decorated

Lot 763: Salters letter scales : A coppered cast-iron ' Pence Salters Letters Balance no.11' 24 oz with ornate relief decorated

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 7, 2015, 9:00 AM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £40 - £60

Description: Salters letter scales : A coppered cast-iron ' Pence Salters Letters Balance no.11' 24 oz with ornate relief decorated surround and base and having brass dial etc Approx 7 3/8" high Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Jerry Lewis. 10

Lot 344: Jerry Lewis. 10"x8" scene as "The Nutty Professor." Excellent.

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

March 6, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £15 - £20

Description: Jerry Lewis. 10"x8" scene as "The Nutty Professor." Excellent.

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Collection of Letters, Safed and Tiberias - Numerous Signatures of the Rebbe of Slonim, Rabbi Avraham Weinberg Author of

Lot 411: Collection of Letters, Safed and Tiberias - Numerous Signatures of the Rebbe of Slonim, Rabbi Avraham Weinberg Author of "Birkat Avraham"

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of letters, printed leaves and receipts, from public institutes in Tiberias, Safed and Jerusalem, from the years 1953-1958. • Numerous letters signed by Rabbi Asher Zeev Werner [Ashkenazi rabbi of Tiberias], Rabbi Avraham Weinberg [Rebbe of Slonim, author of "Birkat Avraham"] and Rabbi David Munzberg. Most of the letters are in Yiddish. [A note is attached to one of the letters on which it is written that our custom is not to place a Kvitel for the deceased, only to study Mishnayot, Azkara and Kadish]. • Receipts and a letter handwritten by Rabbi Meir Vaaknin [Sephardi rabbi of Tiberias]. • Letter and receipts from Yeshivat "Beit Avraham - Slonim" Jerusalem. • Letters and receipts from Safed: letter from Rabbi Isaac Adler, on behalf of "Talmud Torah" of the Rebbe of Klausenburg. Letter from Rabbi Yitzchak Kleinman, in the name of the Yeshivah disciples "Yeshivat Maharitz Margarethen - in Beit Yossef, Safed". Receipts from the committee of "Chevra Kadisha HaKlalit, leAdat HaAshkenazit". One receipt is for a "donation to fix the roof of HaAri Mikveh". About 27 letters, receipts and printed leaves. Size and condition varies.

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Books : Bookano stories pop-up picture books for children, number 15 and another, published by Strand Publications c1930

Lot 319: Books : Bookano stories pop-up picture books for children, number 15 and another, published by Strand Publications c1930

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £40

Description: Books : Bookano stories pop-up picture books for children, number 15 and another, published by Strand Publications c1930s (2) Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Letter of Agreement Between the Fundraising Campaign of the Va'ad HaKlali and the Campaign of Kollel America - New York, 1901 - Signatures of American Rabbis, the Ridvaz, Rabbi Shalom Elchanan Yaffe and More

Lot 454: Letter of Agreement Between the Fundraising Campaign of the Va'ad HaKlali and the Campaign of Kollel America - New York, 1901 - Signatures of American Rabbis, the Ridvaz, Rabbi Shalom Elchanan Yaffe and More

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Handwritten document on large leaf, agreement accepted at the meeting of the heads and "Gabba'im of Kupat Meir Ba'al HaNess, who support the poor of Eretz Israel of the Va'ad HaKlali of Ashkenazim Prushim and Chassidim in New York", between the Va'ad HaKlali and the heads of Kollel America. New York, winter 1901. The letter is addressed to the rabbis of the Va'ad headed by Rabbi Shmuel Salant, Rabbi of Jerusalem, with the details of the agreement reached at the meeting "called especially by... Rabbi Ya'akov David the Ga'avad of Sletzk, to conclude the details of peace (shalom) in the city of Shalem (Biblical name of Jerusalem)". This document contains the details of the agreement regarding fundraising and division of funds which arrive from the USA, and a call for peace and cessation of the dispute. Signatures of the heads of the Va'ad HaKlali and of Kollel America: Rabbi Duber Zilberman, Rabbi Katriel Sarhazahn, Rabbi Dov Ber Avramowitz from New York, Rabbi Yechezkel Shlang, Rabbi Moshe Zvi Hochstein, Rabbi Yehuda David Eisenstein (author of the Otzrot), Rabbi Asher Lemel Germansky. An authorization appears on the leaf margins handwritten and signed by Rabbi Ya'akov David - the Ridvaz, who then arrived in the US and was appointed Chief Rabbi of Chicago. An authorization handwritten and signed by Rabbi Shalom Elchanan Yaffe Av Beit Din in New York appears on verso. The establishment of Kollel America in 1896 roused many disputes in Jerusalem originating from the heads of the veteran kollelim who were concerned that this would bring to the downfall of the Va'ad HaKlali which was primarily supported by American fundraisers. That year, Rabbi Shmuel Salant published an open letter sent throughout the Diaspora in which he announced that "the obliteration of the Va'ad HaKlali is the obliteration of the entire yishuv". Rabbi Shmuel was joined by various other heads of kollelim who opposed the establishment of the new kollel. On the other hand, the Maharil Diskin, the Brisker Gaon, supported the new kollel which would sustain the poor Jerusalem residents who ascended from America to Eretz Israel. At the end of 1897, the Maharil published his letter in which he writes that "Kollel America was established with my approval". This is the historic document which concludes that difficult public polemic which lasted five years, from 1896 until this agreement was accepted in 1901. Leaf, 45 cm. Good condition, folding marks, tear to one fold.

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A silver plate desk top letter clip in the form of a ducks head 5

Lot 178: A silver plate desk top letter clip in the form of a ducks head 5" long

by Dickins Auctioneers

March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: A silver plate desk top letter clip in the form of a ducks head 5" long Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Professor Richard Holmes 1998 The Queens Beasts Benham BLCS139 official FDC signed by Professor Rich

Lot 83: Professor Richard Holmes 1998 The Queens Beasts Benham BLCS139 official FDC signed by Professor Rich

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

March 6, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £5 - £10

Description: Professor Richard Holmes 1998 The Queens Beasts Benham BLCS139 official FDC signed by Professor Richard Holmes (1946 - 2011). Professor Holmes was a soldier and noted military historian. He was also an Aide - de- Camp to The Queen. Good condition

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Lee Harvey Oswald - Mother Marguerite - Accused Assassin, JFK - Archive Inc. 19 Letters

Lot 8: Lee Harvey Oswald - Mother Marguerite - Accused Assassin, JFK - Archive Inc. 19 Letters

by JG Autographs

March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM EST

Danvers, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $7,500 - $10,000

Description: Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963), sniper accused of assassinating President John F. Kennedy, authentic archive of 19 typed letters (TLS), totaling 32 pages, dated circa 1967. Oswald was named by five U.S. government investigations as the gunman responsible for John F. Kennedy's death on November 22, 1963. Before he could be tried, Oswald was murdered by nightclub owner, Jack Ruby, during police transit the following day. Comprehensive archive of letters hailing from Lee Harvey Oswald's mother, Marguerite, and her efforts to clear her son's name, including two typed letters signed "Marguerite Oswald," the first being a transmittal letter to Michael Laurence of "Playboy" magazine and the second being a two page letter addressed "Letter to the Editor," detailing her reaction to the lengthy interview the magazine ran in the October 1967 issue of "Playboy" with Jim Garrison, the controversial District Attorney from New Orleans. Other items include: signed letters of correspondence from Harold Weisberg of "Coq d'Or Press" addressed to Michael Lawrence of Playboy; an original signed letter from Sylvia Meagher to Michael Lawrence regarding the Warren report; an original signed letter from Melvin M. Belli to A.C. Spectorsky of Playboy; a one-page original signed hand-typed letter addressed to Playboy from Perry R. Russo, one-time roommate of David Ferrie, regarding Jim Garrison; a one-page signed original hand-typed letter to the editor of Playboy, A.C. Spectorsky, from Joachim Joesten, and a two-page signed letter (on Department of Justice letterhead) to William Homick from Frank Wozencraft (Assistant Attorney General) concerning the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Measuring approximately 8 x 11.5, these letters are in fine condition.

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Letter Handwritten and Signed by Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, Regarding the Enlistment of Yeshiva Students to the IDF

Lot 425: Letter Handwritten and Signed by Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, Regarding the Enlistment of Yeshiva Students to the IDF

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Letter of declaration handwritten and signed by Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman on the subject of postponing the enlistment of yeshiva students to the IDF. [Bnei Brak], the 2nd of Elul 1983. In the letter, Rabbi Shteinman declares: "I will write a permit in regard to the postponing of a student's enlistment to the army only in the case of a student who occupies himself in nothing else other than his studies in the Yeshiva, and only to somebody for whom the Torah is his sole occupation". Leaf, 20 cm. good condition. Folding marks.

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George Washington Signed Letter

Lot 3105: George Washington Signed Letter

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

March 12, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Hatfield, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: George Washington Signed Letter George Washington ALS to Jeremiah Olney dated Mount Vernon, August 4th, 1799. Letter measures 249mm x 193mm on 18th century rag paper. Letter is laid down to late 19th early 20th century cardboard. Text reads "Dear Sir, Your favor of the 13th accompanying the oration of Mr. Maxcy has been duly received, and for your politeness in sending me the later I pray you to accept my thanks. The sentiments expressed by that Gentleman on Government, and tendency of such conduct as is opposed to the Public functionaries is our own are too just not to carry conviction to every well disposed and reflective mind. With very great esteem, I remain Dear Sir, Your Most Obedt Servt Geo Washington" with address notation at lower left "Col. Jer Olney". Piece exhibits 2 breaks in mounting board as well as paper (left of vertical center and center). This break has resulted in chipping to the letter with some minor loss to letter paper with some minor text involvement. This break does not involve the Washington signature which remains strong. Photographic copies of this letter have been located in the George Washington papers held by the National Archives in Washington D.C. and the Jeremiah Olney Papers Catalog number: MSS 18, 1799/08/04 Document # S39 held by the Rhode Island Historical Society Manuscripts Division. Letter is framed with 19th century engraving of bust view of Washington.

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Letter by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

Lot 390: Letter by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach

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March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Letter by the most popular Chassidic singer Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. [New York, 1957]. Aerogram, handwritten and signed by Rabbi Carlebach in response to a question regarding his father's [Rabbi Naftali Carlebach] state of health. Written in Hebrew, the letter radiates Carlebach's love of his fellow man. At the time the letter was written, Rabbi Shlomo was at the beginning of his path as a spiritual leader after leaving the Lakewood and Lubavitch Yeshivot and after he began performing with his guitar for American youth. 30 cm. Good condition, folding marks and creases.

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Collection of Letters by Rabbis and Rebbes

Lot 380: Collection of Letters by Rabbis and Rebbes

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of rabbis' letters to Rabbi Simcha Bunam Sofer [Rabbi in Jerusalem, son of Rabbi Shmuel Binyamin Sofer Av Bet Din of Derecske and grandson of Rabbi Zussman Sofer, Av Bet Din of Paks], letter of good wishes for the New Year, letters regarding his father's book "Divrei Sofrim", etc. • Letter signed by Rabbi Dov Berish Weidenfeld "the Tshebiner Rebbe". Jerusalem. 1954. • Letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Shmuel Ehrenfeld Av Bet Din of Mattersdorf author of the Chatan Sofer. Tishrei, New York [not dated]. • Letter handwritten and signed by Rebbe Chai Yitzchak Twersky of Rotmistrovka. Skvira (US), 1963. • Letter by Rebbe Yissachar Ber HaLevi Rottenberg of Wodzisław. New York 1965. Enclosed: • Letter by Rabbi Avraham Ya'akov Sofer Av Bet Din of Tét [perished in the Holocaust] to the managers of Kollel Ungarin in Jerusalem, with the request to assist his son, Rabbi Naftali Chaim Sofer, who moved to Jerusalem. Tét 1936. Long letter in his handwriting and with his signature, in which he tells of his grandfather Rabbi Eliezer Zussman Sofer, Av Bet Din of Paks, etc. 5 letters, varied size and condition.

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[Jesuits, Philosophy] Noghera, Bello Spirito, 1775

Lot 85: [Jesuits, Philosophy] Noghera, Bello Spirito, 1775

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March 24, 2015, 6:00 PM CET

Milano, Italy

Estimated Price: €160 - €260

Description: JESUITS VERSUS PHILOSOPHY Noghera, Giambattista. Riflessioni su la filosofia del bello spirito. Bassano: Remondini, 1775. 8vo, stiff vellum, red and blue edges, pp. XXXII, 223, [1]. Engraved title-page, text in Italian. Philosophical meditations from a Jesuitic point of view: in this philosophical treatise Noghera contrasts philosophy and religion, especially Epicurean and Libertine philosophy. He discusses the function of philosophy and religion in politics, for public and private happiness, and the role of Christianity. Giambattista Noghera (1719-1784), a Jesuit theologian and professor of rhetoric at Vienna, wrote a number of philosophical works, which are mostly characterised by a strictly anti-Jansenist stance. References: IT\ICCU\VIAE\004720. Melzi, II, 442. Sommervogel 1798, 10. OCLC 797534734 lists only 3 copies worldwide, 1 in USA ( the copy at University of Chicago Library).

Condition Report: Very fine copy.

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COMPAGNIE DES INDES

Lot 669: COMPAGNIE DES INDES

by Boone Shares - The Scripophily Center

March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM CET

2020 Antwerp, Belgium

Estimated Price: €50 - €100

Description: 11 March 1784 Official Publication. black. Folds, some small staining. Official 8-page publication regarding the 14th reimbursement of shares (1784) in the Compagnie des Indes. The document lists hundreds of shares and their reimbursement date, for a total amount of 841.437 Livres. This operation was at the end of the second Compagnie des Indes (founded by John Law), at a moment that the company was in great difficulties. From what remained, the third Compagnie des Indes was founded a year later (14 April 1785).

Condition Report: VF

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ONLY SURVIVING SPECIMEN, DANIEL TREADWELL MODEL 1841 IRON & STEEL 6-POUNDER GUN.

Lot 2040: ONLY SURVIVING SPECIMEN, DANIEL TREADWELL MODEL 1841 IRON & STEEL 6-POUNDER GUN.

by James D. Julia

March 16, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Fairfield, ME, USA

Estimated Price: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: NSN. This cannon which was tested by US government in 1843 closely resembles its bronze counterpart and this rare and unique survivor is aptly described in Hazlett, Olmstead & Parks Field Artillery Weapons of the Civil War on pgs. 42 & 43. "Another approach turned backward nearly to the origins of cannon. Schemes for built-up cannon became widespread, among which was Harvard professor Daniel Treadwell's proposal to combine the best features of iron and steel. His eventual English patent of 19 June 1855 described reinforcing cannon with hoops screwed and shrunk onto the body of the piece. On 9 March 1842 he was awarded two contracts, one for six, the other for one ë6-pounder gun, of a combination of steel and iron.' Nine such pieces-two of them numbered ë8'-were inspected and proved by William Wade and Rufus L. Baker on 15, 16, and 17 August 1843. Their dimensions were identical with those of the bronze Model of 1841 with the addition of a band from 8 to 8.5 inches wide, with 8.4-inch diameter, for the trunnions. Against an intended weight of 880 pounds, the eight whose weight was recorded averaged from 780 to 816 pounds, averaging 72 pounds underweight. A second summary tally in the contract record identified the material as ëa combination of wrought iron and steel.' There is no clue whether threading or shrinkage or both were featured in these pieces, none of which has been found. Nothing has been learned of their fates." It is interesting to note that this single example has turned up after the publication of this definitive 1997 text. Professor Treadwell was a brilliant physicist, engineer and philosopher. He was a self-made millionaire in the early 19th century from his textile machine inventions alone. He built the cannon forging plant with his own money to make new steel cannon. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow depicted his friend, Professor Treadwell while a Harvard Professor as the fictional theologian in Tales From the Wayside Inn published in 1863. PROVENANCE: Bannermans. Val Forgett; Springfield Arsenal, LLC Artillery Collection. CONDITION: Pitted overall with no discernible markings under black paint. Vent has a 3/4" hexagonal nut as part of a removed ignition device where two holes remain for bracket for hammer. Bore is clear, though rusted and pitted. 4-54210 JS258

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Book: A c1890s , Mrs Beetons ''Everyday cookery and housekeeping'.' Original green cover with gilt lettering to front an

Lot 297: Book: A c1890s , Mrs Beetons ''Everyday cookery and housekeeping'.' Original green cover with gilt lettering to front an

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March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

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Description: Book: A c1890s , Mrs Beetons ''Everyday cookery and housekeeping'.' Original green cover with gilt lettering to front and spine. Full colour plates. Published by Ward, Lock and Co ltd. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Book: A c1890s , Mrs Beetons ''Everyday cookery and housekeeping'.' Original brown cover with gilt lettering to front an

Lot 317: Book: A c1890s , Mrs Beetons ''Everyday cookery and housekeeping'.' Original brown cover with gilt lettering to front an

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March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

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Description: Book: A c1890s , Mrs Beetons ''Everyday cookery and housekeeping'.' Original brown cover with gilt lettering to front and spine. Full colour plates. Published by Ward, Lock and Co ltd. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Vintage Retro : a British Pilot made Stationary  / Letter rack comprising of 4 divisions and made of blonde oak , labell

Lot 96: Vintage Retro : a British Pilot made Stationary / Letter rack comprising of 4 divisions and made of blonde oak , labell

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March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £40

Description: Vintage Retro : a British Pilot made Stationary / Letter rack comprising of 4 divisions and made of blonde oak , labelled verso, 15 1/2" wide and 7 3/4" high Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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A 19thC Bristol blue glass brandy decanter and stopper with traces of original gilt decoration and  lettering 9 1/2

Lot 657: A 19thC Bristol blue glass brandy decanter and stopper with traces of original gilt decoration and lettering 9 1/2" hig

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March 7, 2015, 9:00 AM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £50 - £80

Description: A 19thC Bristol blue glass brandy decanter and stopper with traces of original gilt decoration and lettering 9 1/2" high Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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An early 20thC walnut box with twin carry handles, possibly military. lettered 'J B B' to top. 18 1/2

Lot 815: An early 20thC walnut box with twin carry handles, possibly military. lettered 'J B B' to top. 18 1/2" long 5 3/4" deep

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March 7, 2015, 9:00 AM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

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Description: An early 20thC walnut box with twin carry handles, possibly military. lettered 'J B B' to top. 18 1/2" long 5 3/4" deep Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Books: Two volumes of the

Lot 22: Books: Two volumes of the " Army & Navy Stores Limited; General Price List

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March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £20 - £30

Description: Books: Two volumes of the " Army & Navy Stores Limited; General Price List 1939-40 " Number 104. Fully Illustrated. One red cloth bound with black lettering, the other Navy cloth bound with silver tooling detail and lettering. (2) Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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Book:

Lot 74: Book: " Alken's Sporting Scrapbook". 1824. By Henry Alken. Containing 50 pl

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March 13, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £50 - £80

Description: Book: " Alken's Sporting Scrapbook". 1824. By Henry Alken. Containing 50 plates designed and engraved by the Author. Published by Thomas M' Lean, London. With red leather spine having gilt lettering. The front cover with black detail and lettering. Please Note - we do not make reference to the condition of lots within catalogue descriptions. We are however happy to provide additional information regarding the condition of items on request.

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25x 20 cm Typed Letter Dated 31 Jan 1938 Signed Hermann Wilhelm Goering [1893-1946] who was a  WW-1

Lot 496: 25x 20 cm Typed Letter Dated 31 Jan 1938 Signed Hermann Wilhelm Goering [1893-1946] who was a WW-1

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March 6, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £400

Description: 25x 20 cm Typed Letter Dated 31 Jan 1938 Signed Hermann Wilhelm Goering [1893-1946] who was a WW-1 Ace Pour le Mérite Holder. Later he was a German Politician, Military Leader, and Leading Member of the Nazi Party. Der Reichminister der Luftahrt Headed Paper regarding the Award of a Lifesaving, Medal and Band to Overgefrieiten Willi Sievert. Good condition

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Lot 363: Collection of Letters - Leading Lithuanian Rabbis

by Kedem Public Auction House Ltd

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of various letters, by leading Lithuanian rabbis - 1888-1938. • Letter by the "Mercaz Va'ad HaYeshivot in Vilna", (stencil-copy) with the original signature of Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzensky. With original stamp. • Last page of a letter (of Torah thoughts and issues regarding the rabbinate of Frankfurt am Main), handwritten and signed by Rabbi Hillel Leib Lifshitz [1844-1908, disciple of Rabbi Yisrael of Salant and friend of the Chafetz Chaim. Av Beit Din of Plungian, Suvalk and Lublin. Author of Beit Hillel on Shulchan Aruch Choshen Mishpat. Father of Rabbi Yechezkel Lifshitz author of HaMidrash V'Hama'aseh]. • Document handwritten and signed by Rabbi Moshe Shmuel Shapira Av Beit Din of Bobroisk [brother of Rabbi Refael Shapira Av Beit Din of Volozhin]. Authorization in the name of a mother on the marriage of her daughter "since she does not know to sign, therefore I testify to this". • Document about fundraising for Eretz Israel. Signature and stamp of Rabbi Chaim Meir Noach HaLevi Levine Av Beit Din of Moscow [1834-1904. Son-in-law of Rabbi Eliezer Yitzchak Fried, head of the Volozhin Yeshiva, later served as Torah authority in Vilna]. Signature of the influential "Kalonymus Ze'ev Wissotzky" [founder of Wissotzky Tea Co.], with a letter and lists of donors handwritten by Rabbi "Yitzchak --- emissary". Moscow, Kislev 1888]. • Letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Isser Zalman Meltzer - recommendation for supporting the grandson of Rabbi Chaim Hillel Fried, who studied from Rabbi Zelig [Braverman] in Meah She'arim. Jerusalem, 1926. • Letter signed by Rabbi Eliezer Ze'ev Kaplan, director of Radin Yeshiva, grandson of the Chafetz Chaim. Concerning arranging an immigration certificate to Eretz Israel for several yeshiva students. Radin, 1934. • Letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Yechezkel Avramsky Ga'avad of London, regarding the arrangement of a get. London, Tishrei 1937. • Letter signed by Rabbi Hillel Vitkind head of the Navahrudak Yeshiva. Tel Aviv-Jaffa, 1934. 8 letters, varied size and condition.

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Dee (John) - A True & Faithful Relation of what passed...between Dr. John Dee...and Some Spirits,

Lot 149: Dee (John) - A True & Faithful Relation of what passed...between Dr. John Dee...and Some Spirits,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

March 19, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,500 - £2,000

Description: edited by Meric Casaubon, first edition , engraved frontispiece with six portraits (Mahomet, Apollonius of Tyana, Edward Kelley, Roger Bacon, Paracelsus and Dr. Dee), 3 engraved plates (1 double-page), small ink stain to title, B3 outer margin repaired, just touching part of a single letter on each line, G1 printing flaw to lower corner, lightly browned / foxed, some spotting, modern calf, gilt, [Caillet 2878; Duveen p.163; Ferguson I p.202, notes; Wing D811], folio, D.Maxwell for T.Garthwait, 1659. First publication of the 'spiritual conferences' of John Dee and Edward Kelley, in which they attempted to obtain knowledge of the secrets of nature from the angelic realm. Ten years after the death of Dee Robert Cotton discovered manuscript records of these "angelic communications", which were later passed on by his son Thomas to Casaubon for publication.

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Collection of Rabbis' Letters and Signed Documents - Romania, 1844-1951

Lot 362: Collection of Rabbis' Letters and Signed Documents - Romania, 1844-1951

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March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: Collection of rabbis' letters and signed documents - Romania, 1844-1951. • Document regarding laws of neighbors and chezkat batim, signed by R' Berish Greenwald with signatures of the Beit Din and the witnesses who authorize his signature: Rabbi Yitzchak ben Rabbi Gedalya, Rabbi Avner ben R' Moshe and Rabbi Yosef ben R' --- Goldberg. Fălticeni, 1857. • Weksil (promissory note) signed by "Yosef ben Rabbi Ya'akov" and other signatures. Bacău, 1844. • Letter, handwritten and signed by Rabbi Chaim Shmuel Schorr Av Beit Din of Bucharest, to the Camăr community and to the rabbi of the community Rabbi Avraham Moshe Babad, about voting in the elections to the Romanian parliament, in favor of the Liberal-Datshustin party, which "promised to erase the adversaries and enemies, Hitlerism". Kislev 1933. • Interesting letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Yehuda Leib Tzirelson to the Chief Rabbinate in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Kishinev, 1938. • Postcard with long letter of Torah thoughts by Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Veg of Oyber Visheve [perished in the Holocaust], to Rabbi David Shperber Av Beit Din of Rachów. Văleni, 1935. • Letter handwritten and signed by Rabbi Avraham Aryeh Leib Rosen Av Beit Din of Fălticeni "and due to the war resides in Bucharest". • Letter by Rabbi Chaim Rabinowitz Av Beit Din of Bucharest, Tel Aviv, 1951. 7 letters, varied size and condition.

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Letter of Reports and Emissary Letters Sent from the Office of the Slonim Chassidim in Kobryn to the Or Torah Yeshiva in Tiberias

Lot 410: Letter of Reports and Emissary Letters Sent from the Office of the Slonim Chassidim in Kobryn to the Or Torah Yeshiva in Tiberias

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March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: A collection of letters and financial reports, sent from the committee of the Slonim Chassidim to the Or Torah Yeshiva in Tiberias, Kobryn, 1905-1911. Letters signed by Rabbi Azriel Yeshaya [Leichtung], Rabbi Mordechai Shimon HaCohen [ben Rabbi Zvi Hirsh] and the emissary Rabbi Yitzchak Matityahu Sandberg. The committee of the Or Torah Yeshiva was founded by the public activist Rabbi Azriel Yeshaya Leichtung who managed the committee from its establishment in c. 1899. [Apparently, due to legal restrictions in collecting contributions, the committee was labeled "commercial": "The General Committee Supervising the store for Etrogim and olivewood utensils from The Land of Israel, whose yields are dedicated to the Or Torah Yeshiva in Tiberias"]. These letters and reports contain many details of various donors and their requests for prayers at holy sites as well as addresses for sending receipts and various reports of the activities of collecting the money on behalf of the yeshiva. 41 leaves (approximately 80 written pages), approximately 28 cm. Fair condition, wear and some tears.

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Dolph Camilli Signed Letter

Lot 270: Dolph Camilli Signed Letter

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March 14, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Description: Dolph Camilli Signed Letter

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Spider Jorgensen Signed Letter

Lot 271: Spider Jorgensen Signed Letter

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March 14, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Description: Spider Jorgensen Signed Letter

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Dee Fondy Signed Letter

Lot 272: Dee Fondy Signed Letter

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March 14, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Description: Dee Fondy Signed Letter

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Clyde Sukeforth Signed Letter

Lot 273: Clyde Sukeforth Signed Letter

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March 14, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Description: Clyde Sukeforth Signed Letter

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Cal Abrams Signed Letter

Lot 274: Cal Abrams Signed Letter

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Philadelphia, PA, USA

Description: Cal Abrams Signed Letter

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