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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, handsomely bound. $28,000.

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FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS OF FREUD'S INTRODUCTORY LECTURES ON PSYCHOANALYSIS, WONDERFULLY INSCRIBED BY FREUD TO HIS COLLEAGUE AND FRIEND RUDOLF REITLER, THE FIRST PRACTITIONER OF PSYCHOANALYSIS AFTER FREUD

FREUD, Sigm[und], Prof. Dr. Vorlesungen zur Einfuhrung in die Psychoanalyse. Leipzig und Wien, 1916-17. Three volumes.

First edition in original wrappers of all three volumes of one of Freud's most popular works, the Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, inscribed in Volume II on the front wrapper to Rudolf Reitler, a friend and colleague of Freud who was instrumental in the development of psychoanalysis as a discipline and the first person after Freud himself to perform analysis on patients: "Herr Dr. R. Reitler mit herzlichen Gruss. Verf[asser]" [Dr. R. Reitler with warm regards. The Author.]. $25,000.

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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. $18,500.

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“THE FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE PENTATEUCH IN AMERICA”

(HEBREW BIBLE) LEESER, Isaac. The Law of God. Philadelphia, 1845. Five volumes.

First edition of the “first English translation of the Pentateuch in America,” the 1845 Hebrew-English Bible by one of the most prominent and influential figures in American Jewish history. Five handsomely bound volumes. $18,500.

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

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

First printing of Israel's Declaration of Independence, the first issue of Iton Rishmi, dated May 14, 1948—"It is rare to register with such precision the moment when historical change is inaugurated." $16,500.

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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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SIGNED BY DAVID BEN GURION

(BEN GURION, David). 28th Zionist Congress. Israel, 1967-73.

Rare commemorative album celebrating Israeli statehood and the 28th Zionist Congress, comprising a booklet explaining the congress, book excerpts from the book, "Three Days," describing the declaration of statehood, two sheets of Israeli first day covers, a photograph of Ben Gurion on the same sheet as two Israeli historical stamps, and a facsimile of the Independence Scroll signed in pen by Ben Gurion. $15,000.

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JERUSALEM WINDOWS, BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY CHAGALL, WITH TWO ORIGINAL COLOR LITHOGRAPHS

CHAGALL, Marc. Vitraux pour Jerusalem. Monte Carlo, 1962.

First French edition of Chagall's Jerusalem Windows, boldly inscribed by Chagall and dated "1965, Vence" on the photographic front flyleaf, with two original full-color lithographs specially prepared by Chagall for this edition and with numerous beautiful color lithographic reproductions of the artist's work. From the collection of Joseph Liverant, a fellow Russian Jewish emigré and friend of Chagall. $7500.

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