Judaica

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Michelle Chesner, Norman E. Alexander Librarian for Jewish Studies at Columbia University.

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A pretty busy auction run this week; here are a few things I'm keeping an eye on:

On Tuesday, June 4, Illustration Art at Swann Galleries, in 205 lots. Estimated at $25,000–35,000 are a Frederic Remington

Kestenbaum & Company’s Fall auction of Fine Judaica will take place on Thursday, November 13th at 3:00 pm at the company’s gallery in New York City. The extensive sale consisting of 429 lots of Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Ceremonial Objects and Graphic Art will feature Selections from the Collection of the late Dr.

NEW YORK — Bonhams is pleased to announce the inaugural auction of Judaica to be held at the Bonhams New York Madison Avenue salesroom on December 9, 2013. The auction will include significant historical and religious items that represent the cultural and social movements of the Jewish people from ancient through modern times. Pre-war and

A century ago, New York philanthropist Jacob H. Schiff purchased an initial collection of nearly 10,000 Hebrew books and pamphlets from bibliophile and book dealer Ephraim Deinard for the Library of Congress. This gift formed the nucleus of what is today one of the world’s greatest collections of Hebraic materials and Judaica, comprising some 200,000 items.

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