Kedem sale May 21 rich in Jewish history, culture

Book published by Verve – original lithographs by Chagall, Matisse and others. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Book published by Verve – original lithographs by Chagall, Matisse and others. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

JERUSALEM – Kedem Auction House Ltd. will conduct its auction no. 31—Jewish and Israeli History and Culture—on Tuesday, May 21, at 17:00 Israel time, 7 a.m. Pacific. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide the Internet live bidding.

This auction will include an impressive variety of important items and collections in the fields of Zionism and early Eretz Israel settlement, Israeli Art, Hebrew and Yiddish poetry and literature, Jewish culture, research and bibliography.

Highlights include an important collection of early illustrated Hebrew children’s books; a unique archive of items belonging to the poet Leah Goldberg, including personal letters, drawings by her and a manuscript notebook of poems in her handwriting.

For more information email Kedem Auctions: kedem.ltd@gmail.com or phone 972-77-5140223.

View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Book published by Verve – original lithographs by Chagall, Matisse and others. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Book published by Verve – original lithographs by Chagall, Matisse and others. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Two historic documents – letters sent to the Governor of Safed, 1840-1841. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Two historic documents – letters sent to the Governor of Safed, 1840-1841. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

‘Souvenir from the East’ album – 100 photographs by Felix Bonfils, 1878. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

‘Souvenir from the East’ album – 100 photographs by Felix Bonfils, 1878. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

The Jewish Brigade, 1945 – designed by Brothers Shamir. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

The Jewish Brigade, 1945 – designed by Brothers Shamir. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

HaAvaza veEfrocheyha – Heilperin and Kravtzov – Jerusalem, 1925. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

HaAvaza veEfrocheyha – Heilperin and Kravtzov – Jerusalem, 1925. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Archive of Leah Goldberg's letters. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Archive of Leah Goldberg’s letters. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Manuscript on parchment concerning rights of Jews in Ferrara, 1550. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.

Manuscript on parchment concerning rights of Jews in Ferrara, 1550. Kedem Auction House Ltd. image.