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 29:

(Rabbi of Radomyshl, Bilgoraj and Dukla, 1853-1935). Autograph Letter Signed in Hebrew, also ...

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Sold for: $3,000
Estimated price:
$ 1,000 - $1,500
Auction house commission: 25%

(Rabbi of Radomyshl, Bilgoraj and Dukla, 1853-1935). Autograph Letter Signed in Hebrew, also signed in German, written to the Community leadership of Lvov.

An application for the position of community Rabbi. Provides much biographical information along with reasons he wishes to leave Poland. Includes names of other rabbis whom can act as references to attest to his fitness for the position. On verso: Letter of response in German. (Transcription and English translation accompanying the lot).
Two pages. 4to.
Dukla: 1884

A leading Galician Torah scholar and foremost halachic authority of his generation, Rabbi Shmuel Engel was a close disciple of the Divrei Chaim of Sanz and of his son R. Yechezkel Halberstam of Shinova. During WWI, he moved to Waitzen (Vác, Hungary) and in 1918, settled in Kashoi (Košice), were he was appointed head of the Beth Din, remaining there until his passing. He authored the multi-volume Chiddushei Maharash.

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