Collection of Rare Calendars. Various Locations. First Half of the 20th Century
Sold for: $150
$300 - $400
Auction house commission: 22%
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Thirteen unknown calendars, various locations. First half of the 20th century [aside from one calendar from 1959].
* Calendar from 1912 published by Zivostenska Banka in Vienna (the local bank) - extensive information and pictures.
* JNF calendar for 1928, Hebrew and French. Apparently published in Vienna. Including photographs with views of pioneers in the Land of Israel, a map of the Land of Israel, drawings, and more.
* Hebrew calendar - Teitch with laws and customs, New York, 1944. Edited by B. Rachman, with a few blessings and prayers and "HaTikvah" at the end.
* L'Shana Tova calendar for 1960 published in Moscow in 1959. Including a table for learning the Hebrew alphabet, and the kaddish text. Photograph of the interior of a Russian synagogue on the page following the title page. Book jacket in Hebrew and Russian (on the other side). The calendar itself is in Yiddish with instructions in Russian. Rare and unknown, does not appear in the National Library.
* Four UIA calendars for the years 1936, 1940-1942. Advertisements, list of UIA donors' names, handwritten additions on the calendars.
* Three calendars from the Credit Bank, Ltd. - Mutual Society Tel Aviv. Years: 1936, 1937, 1939. Advertisements and tables.
* Calendar by the Vilna Gaon calculating the years of the judges and kings of Israel and Judah from the days of Joshua until the destruction of the first Temple, edited by Rabbi Zeev Grossman, Jerusalem 1905. With enthusiastic approbations by Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Kook and Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld. [Historic calendar for the first Temple period.]
Various sizes, overall moderate-very fine.