Auction 103 Fine Judaica.
By Kestenbaum & Company
Sep 20, 2023
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 77, 141 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205, United States

Auction of Judaica. Including a large offering of Americana from a distinguished Private Collection. Focusing on Jews in the American Civil War, featuring photographs, autograph letters and printed books.

Judaica books and manuscripts (non-Hebraic) are offered next.

This includes two important letters from the United States regarding Edgardo Mortara (Lot 31); an exceptionally rare E.M. Lilien livre-de-artiste (Lot 150); an impressive 18th-century plate-book featuring the Holy Land (Lot 156); a recently discovered illustrated letter by Arthur Szyk (Lot 199).

Utilize the Search-bar to locate books that are of regional interest, including: Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Poland, Russia, South Africa and Spain.

The final portion of the auction includes a wide selection of Jewish Graphic Arts, many formerly in the collection of the late Peter Ehrenthal; and Ceremonial Objects from a distinguished four-generation collection.

For any and all inquiries please contact Shaya Kestenbaum:

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LOT 15:


Of Company G, 10th New York Infantry ...

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Sold for: $1,300
Start price:
$ 800
Estimated price :
$1,000 - $1,500
Buyer's Premium: 25%
sales tax: 8.875% On the full lot's price and commission


Of Company G, 10th New York Infantry (National Guard Zouaves).


Bust view in uniform. Signed in brown period ink “Yours Truly / Joseph Newburgh / Captain. V. C. Photog: Leon Van Loo Cincinnati.

Captain Joseph Newburgh (1837-78) served from April 30, 1861 to July 10, 1864. Wounded in action Battle of Fredericksburg. Captain 4th VRC. Commanded Forty Totten, Defenses of Washington. Drowned when boiler exploded on steamboat. Funeral was held at The Plum Street Temple, Cincinnati, OH (now the Isaac M. Wise Temple).


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