Auction 93 K2 Judaica Sale: Rare Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic & Ceremonial Arts
May 6, 2021
 The Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 77, Suite 1108 141 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Welcome to our Spring K2 Judaica Auction (Kestenbaum Sale number 93) consisting of 226 lots. The subject matter of the auction is divided as follows:

Manuscripts: Lots 1-21 

Including ten lots of Pinkas community records (all American), Lots 12-21

Autograph Letters by Rabbinic & Chassidic leaders: Lots 22-77

Americana - Printed Books, Manuscripts & Autograph Letters: Lots 78-96.

Cook-Books (Lots 107-123)

Holocaust-era (Lots 132-151)

Land (and State) of Israel: Lots 152-169

Graphic Art: Lots 188-209. 

Including artwork by Yohanan Simon, Chagall, Pilichowski, Abel Pann and Reuven Rubin. Also a magnificent livre-d'artiste by Joseph Budko, issued entirely on vellum, one of just five copies (lot 188)

Ceremonial and Folk Objects: Lots 210-226

Included in the auction are items that relate to Jewish history in: Argentina, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Russia and Spain.

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LOT 19:

<<(New York).>> Sepher HaZahav shel Chevro Machzikei Horav.
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Sold for: $3,700
Estimated price:
$ 4,000 - $6,000
Auction house commission: 25%

<<(New York).>> Sepher HaZahav shel Chevro Machzikei Horav.

Manuscript in English, Hebrew and Yiddish written in a very fine calligraphic hand. Exceptional artistry on almost every page. Dedicated family pages recording names of loved ones. Many lists of donors (men and women) and honorary officers. Exceptionally bound: Ledger with heavy leather boards, upper cover with Hebrew engraved applied metal shield cartouche. Housed in custom metal box whose hinged lid bears engraved Hebrew dedications.
pp. 70 (excluding blanks). Lightly worn and stained. Large folio.
Bronx: 1938

A beautiful volume created by a master calligraphic artist, who left his (her) magnificent work unsigned and therefore, is unfortunately nameless. The synagogue was established in 1928 and this volume was begun in commemoration of its tenth Anniversary. It was led by Rabbi Abraham Isaac Edelman and his wife, Rebbetzin Etel (nee Rosengarten). The least entry recorded here is from the year 1947. Located at 808 Cauldwell Avenue in the Woodstock section of the South Bronx (north of Mott Haven and west of Hunts Point), the synagogue building no longer exists. Aside from being a singular mine of genealogical information, the quality of the artistry contained here is quite remarkable.

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