Sothebys: Important Judaica, N09060, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
12/17/2013 - 12/17/2013
Page Size: 72 items in 3 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
75ISSACHAR BER RYBACK 1897-1935MON VILLAGE PORTFOLIOpublished in the 60's or early 70'sUSD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
94BABYLONIAN TALMUD, TRACTATE ERUVIN [GERMANY12TH-13TH CENTURYUSD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
95SELIHOT FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR, ACCORDING TO THE ASHKENAZIC RITE,CA. 1280-1350USD 60,000.00 - 80,000.00USD 100,000.00
96A COMPENDIUM OF MEDICAL TREATISES IN JUDEO-ARABIC AND HEBREW,CATANIA (SICILY)CA. 1452USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 21,250.00
97MAIMONIDES' COMMENTARY ON TRACTATE ROSH HA-SHANAH [ORIENTALCA. 1600USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 10,000.00
98AN IMPORTANT EARLY SHIVITI, CENTRAL EUROPE1698USD 16,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 18,750.00
99SEDER BIRKAT HA-MAZON U-BIRKOT HA-NEHENIN…VE-TIKKUN KRIYAT: SHEMA AL HA-MITAH (GRACE AFTER MEALS, AND OCCASIONAL BLESSINGS …), CENTRAL EUROPECA. 1740USD 35,000.00 - 50,000.00Not Sold
100A FINE ILLUSTRATED ESTHER SCROLL, AMSTERDAMCA. 1720USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 10,000.00
100A AN IMPORTANT ILLUSTRATED ESTHER SCROLL GERMANY 18TH CENTURYUSD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 25,000.00
101MEGILAT SARAGOSSA (SCROLL FOR THE PURIM OF SYRACUSE)OTTOMAN EMPIRECA. 1800USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 17,500.00
102PRAYERS FOR THE PURIM OF BUDA, SCRIBE GABRIEL BEN ISAAC HAI CONIAN (CONEGLIANO), PADUA1761USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 15,000.00
103SEFER ETZ HAYYIM (THE BOOK OF THE TREE OF LIFE) BY HAYYIM VITAL, SCRIBE ARYEH LEIB BEN HAYYIM JAFFE DUBROVNO1779USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 17,500.00
104MAHZOR (FESTIVAL PRAYERS), SEPHARDIC RITE, SCRIBE JACOB VITORIA,OTTOMAN EMPIRE1796USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 3,438.00
105SEDER KRIYAT SHEMA SHEL LAILA 'AL DEREKH HA-KABBALAH (ORDEROF THE EVENING SHEMA IN THE KABBALISTIC MANNER) ITALY1798USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 6,250.00
106HASSIDIC DISCOURSES OF DOVBER SCHNEURI, THE MITTLER REBBE, SCRIBE BEN ZION [BEN] YEHUDAH LEIB, USHATZ (USHACHI BELARUS)1826USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 8,750.00
107SIDDUR YEMEI MO'ED (KARAITE FESTIVAL LITURGY) [CRIMEA18TH-19TH CENTURYUSD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 6,875.00
108PINKAS OF THE LEATHERWORKERS OF JASSY, SCRIBE JACOB BEN ABRAHAM TOV SEGAL OF BERDITCHEV, JASSY1832USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 45,000.00
109MINUSCULE TORAH SCROLL GERMANY 19TH CENTURYUSD 200,000.00 - 300,000.00Not Sold
110A DECORATED KETUBBAH FROM ANCONA, 1779 ANCONA 1779USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00USD 28,750.00
111A DECORATED KETUBBAH FROM FLORENCE, 1808 FLORENCE 1808USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 11,250.00
112A DECORATED KETTUBAH FROM LISBON, 1892LISBON 1892USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,813.00
113A DECORATED MARRIAGE CONTRACT, ANCONA1766USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
114AN ILLUSTRATED HEBREW ALPHABET CHART FRANKFURTCA. 1730USD 12,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 25,000.00
115A RARE ILLUSTRATED ENGRAVED SUKKAH PLAQUE GERMANY? 18TH CENTURYUSD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 18,750.00
116HAND-COLORED HEBREW MAP OF THE HOLY LAND ACCORDING TO RASHI,HORODNA (GRODNO)1836USD 8,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 13,750.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London.<br>US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DRURY, JOTHAM. PLANNING THE BOSTON TEA PARTY. Autograph Document Signed. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. US$ 25,000 - 35,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. US$ 50,000 - 70,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI IN 1862. Albumen print photograph. US$ 1,000 - 1,500.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. US$ 15,000 - 20,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [EDISON, THOMAS ALVA. 1847-1931.] Engraved $1 Bill, Endorsed and Signed by Charles L. Clarke on face. US$ 8,000 - 12,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. US$ 15,000 - 25,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> CASSIDY, BUTCH. Carte-de-visite police photograph.<br>US$ 20,000 - 30,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> [BUFFALO BILL.] <i>The Great Train Hold-Up & Bandit Hunters of the Union Pacific</i>. US$ 3,000 - 5,000.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. US$ 6,000 - 8,000.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
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