Auction No. 106

Letters by A. Einstein and Other Illustrious Personalities, Zionism, Jewish Art, letters of Rabbis and Rebbes and Collection of letters to Sir Moses Montefiore from the archive of the late Rabbi Avraham Shisha - London - Buyer's commission 22%

March 6, 2018
Opening $ 1,000
Estimate $ 5,000 - $ 10,000
Sold for $ 1,342
Including buyer's premium

Large, impressive collection of works from the treasuries of Jewish music, written and printed, from the 19th century - in Germany, England, Poland, the United States, Russia, the Land of Israel and more. Assorted languages.

Specifications: About [95] books, booklets, anthologies and music leaves for the cantor, choir, musicians and students. Some of the works are very rare and not cataloged by the National Library. This large collection includes some sub-collections of secular and holy songs, for the home, school and synagogue: collections of works by cantors and composers, Herman Tzvi, Shmuel Alman and Yoel Engel, collections of folk songs and more.

Unique features: The works included in this collection present a direct picture of Jewish musical creation in the last centuries: its quality, content and distribution; the activities of the music publishers in Jewish centers in the Diaspora and the popular activities of Jewish cantors, musicians and cantors throughout the years, in assorted countries.

Condition: Various conditions, moderate-excellent.