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"WE ARE HAVING UNFORGETTABLE DAYS IN PALESTINE. WITH THE SUN SHINING, IN CHEERFUL COMPANY"

EINSTEIN, Albert. Autograph postcard signed with original sketches. Near Jerusalem, circa February 5, 1923.

Extremely rare autograph postcard signed written by Einstein during his visit to Palestine—one of only a couple manuscript items from this visit known to exist—featuring a very rare self-portrait sketch by Einstein as well as a sketch of the traveling companion he mentions in his letter. Letter in German. $49,000.

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OF EXCEPTIONAL RARITY: 1814 FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST HEBREW BIBLE PUBLISHED IN AMERICA

(HEBREW BIBLE). Biblia Hebraica. Philadelphia, 1814. Two volumes.

Very rare first edition of the first Hebrew Bible published in America, of major importance in the field of American Judaica. An excellent copy in nicely restored contemporary binding. $32,000.

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STRIKING ORIGINAL PAINTING, “WAR ORPHANS” BY ARTHUR SZYK

SZYK, Arthur. War Orphans. London, 1940.

Extraordinary signed original watercolor and gouache painting of two young Jewish refugees, huddled together, by anti-Nazi caricaturist Arthur Szyk, whose wartime portrayals of brutality, heroism and suffering strongly influenced American attitudes toward the war effort. $25,000.

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EXTRAORDINARY ARCHIVE OF NEARLY 400 ORIGINAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS

DEPICTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL

(ISRAEL). Photograph Collection. Israel. No place, circa 1912-51.

Extraordinary archive of almost 400 original press photographs (most 8 by 10 inches) depicting Jewish immigration to Palestine during the early 1940s, World War II Palestine, the bloody battles of the War of Independence, and Israeli settlers following World War II. Every photograph is accompanied by its original press description, attached when originally taken. $18,500.

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“NATIONAL WEEKLY FOR THE SURVIVING REMNANT”

(JUDAICA) (HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS). Unser Welt (Our World) Periodical. Munich and Paris, 1946-51.

Scarce, nearly complete run of the earliest issues of the Zionist newspaper Unser Welt, “Our World,” the “National Weekly for Jewry in Europe,” published in Munich just after World War II and the Holocaust. $15,000.

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FROM YELLOW STAR TO FULL EMANCIPATION, 1602-1859: SUPERB COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL ITALIAN GOVERNMENTAL DECREES

(JUDAICA—ITALIAN). Collection of seven decrees relating to the Jews of Modena, Italy. Modena, Italy, 1602-1859.

Superb collection of official governmental decrees charting the history of the Jewish community of Modena, in north-central Italy, from the stigma of wearing a yellow mark in 1602, to the grant of full emancipation in 1859. $15,000.

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WE “HEREBY DECLARE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A JEWISH STATE IN ERETZ-ISRAEL, TO BE KNOWN AS THE STATE OF ISRAEL”

[BEN-GURION, David]. Declaration of Israel's Independence. Tel Aviv, 5 Iyar 5708 [May 14, 1948].

First printing of Israel’s Declaration of Independence, together with two rare successive issues of the Official Bulletin from the same month. $15,000.

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AN EXTRAORDINARY PIECE OF NEW YORK HISTORY: RARE ORIGINAL 21-YEAR LEASE FOR THE SITE OF NEW YORK GIMBELS DEPARTMENT STORE DATED 1909, SIGNED BY SIX GIMBEL BROTHERS, WITH VERY LARGE FOLDING FLOOR PLAN FOR THE LANDMARK STORE BOUND IN

GIMBEL BROTHERS. Lease signed. New York, April 23, 1909.

Rare original 21-year lease for the site of New York's famous Gimbels department store, dated 1909, signed by six of the Gimbel brothers as well as the original tenant (who had run a Milwaukee Gimbels for decades), fully notarized, with a wonderful 35" by 27-1/2" folding floor plan bound in showing the first three levels of construction, elevator placement, and plans for public transit and also with three legal letters relating to the floor plan. $12,500.

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“ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS ON THE TOPOGRAPHY OF THE HOLY LAND”

FULLER, Thomas. Pisgah-Sight of Palestine. London, 1650.

First edition of this classic work, with engraved title page, engraved armorial plate, large detailed folding map of Palestine on two sheets, 20 double-page maps—including one of Jerusalem—and seven double-page plates. $11,500.

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“THE ONLY SPANISH TRANSLATION OF THE HAGGADAH TO BE PRINTED IN LONDON”

(HAGGADAH). Orden de la Agada de Pesah, en Hebraico y Espanol. London, A.M. 5573 [i.e., 1813].

First and only edition of the only Spanish translation of the Haggadah to be printed in London, illustrated with eight engraved plates and four engraved folding maps. $9500.

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