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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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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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“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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SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF VLADIMIR JABOTINSKY’S BELLES LETTRES

JABOTINSKY, Vladimir (Altalena). 50th birthday limited edition. Paris, 1930. Three volumes.

Signed limited edition, number 117 of 200 copies, of this collection of the Zionist leader’s stories, poems and essays, published by his friends to commemorate Jabotinsky’s 50th birthday, each volume signed by Jabotinsky. Text in Russian. $6500.

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