Tel Aviv Stamps - Auction #42

Welcome to our 42nd Auction. The enclosed list of Prices Realized of our 41st Auction, held on November 26 2014, shows that it was a most successful sale with most areas selling well. There is a strong demand for good quality items.

We start this Auction with the 2 International Large Gold Collections:

ISRAEL 1948 – 1959 POSTAL HISTORY – 2nd part

1948 DOAR IVRI – 4th part


Of the many specialties offered, the following merit special attention:Turkish Forerunners, Palestine Stamps, 1948 Interim & Besieged Cities, Israel Postage Dues, Israel First Day Covers, JNF issues, Anti-Semitism & Holocaust mail culminating with Coins & Banknotes. All the specialties are listed in the detailed Table of Contents.


Please FAX your final bids to avoid delays. Bidders are requested to include their FAX and telephone numbers and/or email addresses on their bid sheets. For the convenience of our clients in the Metropolitan New York area Dr. Arthur Groten is available to accept bids and consignments by phone 845-471-4179 or


Consignments can also be submitted by Mr. Gary Theodore, office phone 732-229-5310, cell 732-996-0520 or e-mail,  Fax: 732-229-4805
With all good and sincere wishes,

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BOOKS (incl. Children's, Hagadot & Holocaust related)

Lot #: 772

JUDISCHER ALMANACH 5670 - BAR KOCHBA IN WIEN (1910), 215 pages, articles  by Martin Buber, Nahum Sokolow, Shalom Ash, Achad Ha'am, J.L. Peretz,

E.M. Lilien, etc., contains reproductions of works by

H. Struck, M. Lieberman, E.M. Lilien & others, original hard covers, 21x26cm; minor wear to spine, some pages w/brownish spots, fine

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Start: $50 Buy
Lot #: 773

2 books both w/original hard covers: a) 1911 JERUSALEM SOUS TERRE - Horace Cox/London, 45 pages, 30 photos + 17 full page photos/plans, captions in English, 24.5x30cm, restored spine & rubbing at edge of hard covers; b) 1921 PALASTINA BILDER VON LAND UND LEBEN, Verlag Ferdinand Oesterlag/Berlin, 47 pages, 57 photos, text & captions in German, 20x17.5cm; fine (x2)

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Start: $70 Buy
Lot #: 774

Palestine - 6 picture books - 5 in German & 1 in Hebrew: 1921 - "Palastina - Bilder von Land und Leben", Berlin; 1925 - "Palastina und das Ostjordanland, Stuttgart; 1929 - "Heilige Statten der Bibel, Zurich Orel Fusli; 1920's, Hebrew - "Haifa" by J. Davidson; 1933  - "Palastina - Wir es Wirklich ist, Wien; 1935, "Palastina" by Georg Landauer, Berlin; fine (x6)

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Start: $90 Buy
Lot #: 775

Industrial Palestine - 1924 London by B.S. Binah, 68 pages, 71 illust. & 1 map, original soft covers, 14x21cm, photos by Soskin, Schweig, Feigin, etc., depicting "Shemen", "Nesher", Technion, Levant Fair, etc.; fine

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Start: $50 Buy
Lot #: 776

1935 "Shulamith" bi-weekly illustrated magazine, Jerusalem, D. Kimchi editor, 1st year issues 1 - 6, each issue average 50 pages, issues 3 & 4 combined 71 pages, Hebrew, 22x29cm, many photos & interesting ads, all bound in 1 volume plain hard covers; the magazines are vf

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Start: $75 Sold For: $110
Lot #: 777

1946 (Dec.) Terrorist Methods with Mines and Booby Traps, HQ, Chief Engineer Palestine & Transjordan, 38 pages, 17x21½  cm, original soft covers, 7 full pages photo plates & many drawings, describing methods employed by Jewish Terrorists; fine 

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Start: $50 Sold For: $320
Lot #: 778

ANTI-SEMITISM & HOLOCAUST RELATED BOOKS: Der Giftpilz (the Poisonous Mushroom) 1938, 1 of the Rarest  Anti-Jewish Nazi books for children published in Hitler - Germany by Julius Streicher's Sturmer Verlag in Nurenberg, illust. in color by Philip Rupprect - Sturmer's cartoonist named FIPS; original cloth cover 21x27cm, light soiling to the cloth, color picture on the cover is f - vf, leaves are bright almost all clean & firm, color plates are vf, overall very fine condition for this Rare book

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Start: $900 Sold For: $1,400
Lot #: 779

4 early books about the Holocaust - 3 by Am Oved Edit., Tel Aviv, "Min Ha'Moked" series: a) Meanwhile - In Captivity, 1943, by Reuven Caveret; b) Close - Distant Brothers, 1943, by Bracha Chabas; c) Stories by a Hebrew Soldier, 1944, by Moshe Mosinsohn + 4th: d) Jewess in Slavery, 1945, by Esther Lurie, Sifriyat Poalim edit., 15 drawings; f - vf (x4)

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Start: $45 Sold For: $130
Lot #: 780

Das Martyrium des Warschauer Ghetto - Genf 1944 - 21x30cm cpl 39 pages in German, original soft covers, stencil print 5 B/W reproductions of photos and 1 partly colored fold-out map of the Ghetto. The life in the Ghetto up until the Uprising & then the Ghetto Uprising. Nr. IV of "Die Ausrottung der Polnischen Juden" (the extermination of the Polish Jews); front cover & inner 1st page w/age stains, inner pages - vf, balance a fine copy seldom offered

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Start: $110 Sold For: $180
Lot #: 781

Holocaust - 2 reports in French: a) "Rapports sur la situation de Juifs en Allemagne" - 1945 Geneve,  by the Union O.S.E., 95 pages; b) "De Drancy a Auschwitz" - 1946 Paris Edit. du Centre, by George Wellers, 235 pages, illust.; both orig. soft covers, 15x22½  cm, fine (x2)

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Start: $60 Sold For: $120