Auction No. 093

Rare Books & Manuscripts, Rabbinical letters, Zionism, Erez Israel, Judiaca objects & art, numismatics & archeology

April 5, 2016

Auction: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 17:00.

Exhibition Schedule:

Thursday 31 March 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Sunday, April 3, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Monday April 4, 2016, from 12:00 to 20:00

Opening $ 200
Estimate $ 300 - $ 400

Booklet. Leket Shirim L'Yaldei Golah, Shay Mi'Chayalim Ivri'im. Jewish Unit 178, Italy, 1944.'
[105] leaves, 15 cm. Illustrations on the the jacket and inside. 
Rare booklet of songs prepared by the Unit 178 Transportation Unit of the British Army while they were at the front. Includes Jewish national songs with illustrations. Stencil. This copy has a handwritten song on its back by Lechi commander Yair Stern: "Unknown Soldier." it was given by someone named Yosef to Aryeh Grossman. Transportation Unit 178 was the first Jewish unit to merit a Jewish-Israeli commander, Major Aharon N. Wesley, in this time period, spring-summer 1944.
Tear on the bottom of the front jacket, not affecting text. Stains. Fine condition.

Eretz Israel & Zionism