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Auction 21 Lot Number 1

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“Dancing Notebook” with Dedication by Theodore Herzl at the age of 23 – Vienna, 1883

Universitֳ₪ts-Krֳ₪nzchen, 30. Januar 1883. [Vienna], 1883. German.
"University Bouquet" - small notebook, leather bound, prepared for the participants in a students' dancing ball in Vienna on January 30, 1883.
Names of different dances were printed in the notebook. On a line under each dance name, the student signed his name when he danced with the notebook owner.
The notebook owner danced the Quadrille dance - a 17th century dance for four pairs - with Theodore Herzl who signed his full name under the dance's name and added a few words in pencil. The pencil is attached to the notebook and serves as a clasp. Herzl, born in 1860, was at the time 23 years old and studied law at the University of Vienna. One year later, in 1884, he got the degree of PhD (Law) from the University of Vienna. [1] leaves, 9.5 cm. Fair-good condition. All of the leaves are detached. Dry, acid and very fragile paper. Tears and cracks. Origin: collection of Pappenheim family (attached are copies of letters from the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem, confirming the receipt of original items handwritten by Herzl from the Pappenheim family).

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Auction 21 Lot Number 2

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Theodore Herzl – Signed Circular Letter

Theodore Herzl, a stenciled circular letter hand-signed by Herzl. Vienna, January 1901. German.
Send by the executive board of the Zionist Organization in Vienna. Leaf 28 cm. Fair condition. Folding-marks, minor tears, stains. Pasted paper with damages to text.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 3

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Eulogy for Herzl – Dagestan, 1905

Eulogy in "Agudat Bnei Zion" synagogue in the city of Derbent for the loss of the Zionist Movement founder Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl, by Naftali Ben Ya'akov Yitzchak. Berdichev, 1905.
Eulogy for Theodore Herzl. Written by Naftali Yitzchak, one of Derbent's Jews. Derbent - the third largest city in Dagestan, in the south of Russia.
A dedication appears on the leaf following the title-page "in honor of my brothers "Agudat Bnei Zion" in the city of Derbent and in honor of Eretz Israel Zionists .". 14 pp, 16.5 cm. Good condition. Several stains. Includes original title-cover, printed on bluish paper.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 4

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“What will People Say?” – Play by Theodor Herzl – Vienna, 1890

Was Wird Man Sagen? lustspiel in vier acten [what will people say? Comedy in four acts], Theodor Herzl. Vienna: Gabor Steiner, 1890. German. First edition.
Play presenting the bourgeois life style from a critical point of view. [3], 88pp, 19 cm. Good condition. Ink stamps. Binding is not original.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 5

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“Refugee” – Play by Theodore Herzl – Two Editions

Der Flֳ¼chtling, Lustspiel in einem Aufzug, Bֳ¼hneneinrichtung mit dem vollstֳ₪ndigen Scenarium, von Theodor Herzl. Leipzig: Philipp Reclam Jun. [1888-1889]. German.
Two different copies of the play. Published between 1888 and 1889 as part of the series "Universal-Bibliothek" of the Philipp Reclam Jun. publishing house in Leipzig. 30, [2] pp in each copy, 15 cm. Fair-good condition. Wear and stains.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 6

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Der Judenstaat – Herzl – Vienna, 1896

Der Judenstaat. Versuch, Einer Modernen Lֳ¶sung der Judenfrage, Theodor Herzl. M. Breitenstein publishing, Vienna, 1896. Second edition.
"The Jewish State: Proposal of a modern solution to the Jewish problem". The famous book by Herzl, in which he portrays the Jewish problem and the need to find a political-national solution. German.
86 pages, 22 cm. Very good condition. New cardboard binding.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 7

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“The Jewish State” translated into Spanish, 1929

El Estado Judio, Dr. Theodor Herzl. Buenos Aires: Juventud Cultural Sionista, 1929. Spanish. First edition, first edition in Spanish. Translation into Spanish of the German origin of 1896, translated by N. Grinfeld. A cover illustrated with Herzl's portrait on the Basel Hotel balcony, by Soler Lavochnik. 112 pp, 20 cm. Good condition. Tears at borders of cover. Stains. Printed on dry and acid paper.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 8

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Medal with Herzl’s Portrait – Jerusalem

Medal with an embossing of Theodor Herzl's portrait. Jerusalem, [1910s or 1920s].
Bronze cast. On the rim: "Herzl", "If you will it, it is no dream", and "Jerusalem". Diameter: 8.5 cm. Two holes for hanging.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 9

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Herzl – Collection of Items

Extensive collection of items related to Herzl. Items where Herzl's name is mentioned or where his photograph appears: six booklets about Theodore Herzl, some with photographs (Eretz Israel and Zurich); about twenty calendars and photographs with Herzl's portrait, his family or sites related with Herzl, of different periods. Amongst them a certificate of Donation of Trees to JNF; about seventy envelopes, stamps, postcards, labels and several photographs of Herzl's portrait or with his name mentioned, arranged in an album. Lot of about 100 items. Various sizes and conditions. In general good condition.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 10

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Herzl – Eight Postcards

Eight postcards related to Theodore Herzl. Eretz Israel and East Europe, early 20th century to the 1920s.
Herzl's portraits, a real-photo postcard of his and his family's graves in Vienna, Herzl's Cedar. Various printers: "J. Ben-Dov", Jerusalem; "Levanon" - Warsaw and Russia; Phֳ¶nix, Berlin; "HaTechiya" - Robinsohn, Stanislawow. Two postcards were sent by mail. Two postcards are undivided. Good condition.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 11

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Herzl – Rare Postcards printed by “Nitzanim” – Warsaw

"Ya'Ar Herzl"/"Herzl 1860-1904". Two postcards printed by "Nitzanim", Warsaw. Illustrations by N. Plei. Good condition. Damages at borders on the reverse. Several stains. Minor tears.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 12

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Review of the First Zionist Congress – London, 1897

The Contemporary Review Advertiser. Issue no. 382, London: Isbister and Company, October 1897. English.
Periodical reporting news from around the world. The tenth article: "The Zionist Congress by Dr. Theodor Herzl" - a review about the Zionist Congress held two months earlier. [2], 12, [1], 458-608, IV, [4] pp, 25 cm. Fair condition. Tears, detached or partly detached leaves.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 13

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Six Booklets – Zionist Congresses 1-5

1. Der Baseler Congress, von Dr. Theodor Herzl. Vienna, 1897. Detached cover and first leaf. Back cover missing. Folding-marks.
2. Reden gehalten auf dem III. Zionisten-Congresse zu Basel, Dr. Th. Herzl, Dr. Max Nordau. Vienna, 1899. Staining.
3-5. Rede, Gehalten auf dem IV. Zionisten-Congresse zu London. Vienna, 1900. Three separate booklets for three speeches by: Nahum Sokolov, Zvi Balkovsky and Dr. Alexander Marmorek. Stains and creases.
6. 5. Zionistencongress Basel - Generalreferat ֳ¼ber Fragen der kֳ¶rperlichen, geistigen und wirtschaftlichen Hebung des Judentums, Erstattet von Dr. Max Nordau. Basel [1902?]. Stains.
Sizes and conditions vary.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 14

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JNF Establishment Committee Report – Zurich, 1902

Bericht des Prֳ₪sidenten der Nationalfondskommission an die Zionistische Jahreskonferenz des Jahres 5663 / 1902, und an die Mitglieder der Nationalfondskommission ֳ¼ber die Tֳ₪tigkeit der Kommission und dessen Prֳ₪sidenten in der Zeit seit dem V. Zionistenkongress. Zurich, September 1902. German.
Report issued by the committee appointed to establish JNF (headed by Dr. David Farbstein), following the decision taken at the fifth Zionist Congress in Basel (1901). 109 pp, 21.5 cm. Fair condition. Partly detached leaves, tears and stains. Tear with omission to back cover.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 15

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The 12th Congress / The 16th Congress

Two postcards mailed from the 12th Congress (1921), and from the 16th Congress (1929), with the congress ink-stamps: *Jew holding a Torah. Illustration by Jacob Steinhardt. Rimer no. 40. * The back of a naked muscleman bending an iron bar. Rimer no. 63. On the reverse appears a handwritten inscription: "the official opening a dry and formal ceremony with no life and no juice". Postage stamp is missing. Good condition. Minor stains and creases.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 16

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Thirteenth Zionist Congress in Carlsbad – Photograph

A large group photograph of the thirteenth Zionist Congress in Carlsbad, 1923.
Photographer: Carl Wagner, Carlsbad. Cardboard backed. 28X39 cm. Fair condition. Moisture-marks, minor tears and creases, mainly at borders.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 17

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17th Zionist Congress – Newspapers, a Leaflet and a Folder

*Cardboard folder "The 17th Zionist Congress, Basel 1931". * A dozen issues of Kongresszeitung, Offizielles Organ des XVII. Zionistenkongresses. Zurich, July 1931. Issues 1-12. German. * Information leaflet for the congress participants - Merkblatt Fֳ¼r die Teilnehmer der Palֳ₪stinatagungen. Basel, 1931. Various sizes and conditions. Tears to folder.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 18

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Blue Box the Bold and Other Stories, 1947

Blue Box the Bold and Other Stories. Published by JNF Youth Department, Jerusalem, [1947]. English.
Rhymed story about the travels of "Blue Box the Bold" (figure of a Blue Box) in Palestine, by Mordechai Amitai (Warhaft); other stories, amongst them by Leah Goldberg "A Conversation at Night" written for JNF's birthday. Numerous illustrations. [2], 24 pp, 24 cm. Very good condition.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 19

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Letter from Zvi Hirsch Lehren – Document about the History of Safed, 1828

Letter from Zvi Hirsch Lehren - head of "Administrators and Clerks" in Amsterdam. The letter was sent to the Eretz Israel trustees in Nijmegen (Holland) and to the rabbi of the city, rabbi Ya'akov Levisohn, regarding collection of donations by members of their congregation for the poor people in Eretz Israel. The Hague, 1828. There are interesting facts about the collection of donations for Eretz Israel in the different communities. The letter contains a long description of the outcomes of a plague in Safed. 17.5X21 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains and minor tears and creases.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 20

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Lectures in Rishon Le’Zion “Beit Ha’am”, 1899

Speeches in" Beit Ha'am" in Rishon Le'Zion, booklet A. Jerusalem: A.M. Lunz printing press, 1899.
Speeches by David Yudelevitch, Menashe Meirovitch and Baruch Osovitzky ("head of the wineries" - his words were translated into Hebrew by Shraga Feivel Rozen and appear in German written in Hebrew letters). [1], 34 pp, 16 cm. Fair condition. Foxing-marks, creased corners, tears at borders.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 21

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Booklets about “Lemel” School in Jerusalem – Frankfurt, 1904-1906

1. Verein zur Erziehung Jֳ¼discher Waisen in Palֳ₪stina (Sitz Frankfurt am Main). Frankfurt am Main, 1904. Hebrew and German. Booklet about the school with a prayer in honor of the Sultan Abd-el-Hamid II and a poem by the school's children.
2. Bericht des Vereins zur Erziehung Jֳ¼discher Waisen in Palֳ₪stina fֳ¼r das Jahr 1904. Frankfurt am Main, 1905. German. Report for the year 1904.
3. Bericht des Vereins zur Erziehung Jֳ¼discher Waisen in Palֳ₪stina fֳ¼r das Jahr 1905. Frankfurt am Main, 1906. German. Report for the year 1905.
22 cm. Fair-good condition. Ink-stamps. Markings in pen.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 22

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Collection of Calling Cards and Letters – Doctors in Eretz Israel

1-50. Fifty calling cards of doctors. Eretz Israel - mainly from Jaffa and Jerusalem, early 20th century. Amongst them calling cards of the doctors: Sr. Pochovsky of Jaffa, Dr. Mezraki, Dr. A. Mazia, Dr. [Moshe] Moritz Wallach, founder of "Sha'arey Zedek" Hospital, Dr. Albert Abushadid of Jerusalem, and others. On the reverse of many of the cards appear dedications or short handwritten letters.
51-60. Ten letters on official stationery of doctors and hospitals: Dr. A. Ticho, Hospital Meyer de Rothschild, Jerusalem, Pasteurization Institute Jerusalem - of the Society of doctors and Jewish Nature Researchers for Health Matters in Eretz Israel, ARMA Jerusalem - Society of Hebrew Speaking Doctores, Dr. Albert Abushadid, and more.
Size varies, in general good condition.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 23

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Three Invitations to Funerals and Important Memorials – Bialik – Jabotinsky

Three invitations to funerals and to important memorials: printed Bristol-paper cards with black frames: * "The funeral of H.N. Bialik, Tel-Aviv", 1934. Ticket to the funeral parade, ticket number 8, raw 279, "not for admission to the cemetery". * "Dear sir, on 8.11.33 the coffins of R' Israel Rokach and his wife Hana Breindel will be arriving on the "Volkanya" vessel from New-York. From Haifa they will be transferred to Jerusalem and at 3.30 pm they will be buried on the Mount of Olives " * "The new Zionist Organization in Haifa invites his honor to a memorial for Zeev Jabotinsky", 1940. Average size 9.5X14 cm, good condition.

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Auction 21 Lot Number 24

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Collection of Booklets, 1920s-30s

Seven booklets printed in Eretz Israel between the 1920s-30s.
For complete list of booklets see Hebrew text.
Sizes and conditions vary. Ink-stamps.

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