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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, beautifully bound. $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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“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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“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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"THE JEWS ARE A SORT OF PERSON ADMIRED AT, BY MOST TRADING PEOPLE ALL THE WORLD OVER, AS WELL AS HERE IN ENGLAND, FOR THEIR GREAT WEALTH AND THAT THEY ALL KNOW IT FLOWS FROM THE ABUNDANCE OF THEIR TRADE AND COMMERCE"

HAYNE, Samuel. Abstract of All the Statutes Made Concerning Aliens Trading in England. London, 1685.

First edition of this pamphlet arguing against allowing Jews to trade with England's American colonies on the same terms as Englishmen do, one of the earliest documents in English discussing Jewish commercial activity in America. $6800.

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“THE SAME RELIGIOUS FORCE AS THE BIBLE ITSELF”

CHAGALL, Marc. Illustrations for the Bible. New York, 1956.

Scarce first American edition, published the same year as the first Paris edition, of Chagall’s extraordinary illustrations for the Hebrew Bible, with 105 etchings reproduced in heliogravure, as well as 12 black-and-white and 16 color lithographs prepared by Chagall especially for the present work and printed by Mourlot Frères, in very scarce original dust jacket. $6500.

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