Two further, (green) binders. Circa ff.70 each. Reflecting the biographic history of Zionism and the State of Israel

AUCTION 33 | Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Including Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, & Autograph Letters

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Lot 230

Two further, (green) binders. Circa ff.70 each. Reflecting the biographic history of Zionism and the State of Israel

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Est: $5,000 - $7,000
Highlights of this collection include: Autographs of following personages: British notables Sir Simon Marks, Sir Herbert Samuel, Israel M. Sieff, and Sir Isaac Wolfson; French celebrities Prof. René Cassin, 1968 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and President, Alliance Israelite Universelle, and Baron Elie de Rothschild; Robert Briscoe, Jewish Lord Mayor of Dublin; New Yorkers Bernard M. Baruch, adviser to presidents, Averill Harriman, Governor, Jacob K. Javits, Senator, Herbert H. Lehmann, Governor and Senator, Dr. David de Sola Pool, Rabbi; Louis Lipsky and Dr. Emanuel Neumann, Presidents Zionist Organization of America; Dr. Nahum Goldmann, Pres. World Zionist Organization; Israeli Prime Ministers David Ben-Gurion, Moshe Sharett; Levi Eshkol, Golda Meyerson (Meir), Menachem Begin, Shimon Peres; President Itzhak Ben-Zvi, Israeli politicians Dr. Joseph Burg, Abba Eban, Walter Eytan, Pinchas Lavon, Moshe Shapiro, Nathan Yalin-Mor; Generals Yigal Alon, Moshe Dayan, Yigal Yadin; Chief Rabbi Isaac Halevy Herzog, U.S. President Harry S. Truman; First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; Supreme Court Justices Louis D. Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter; conductor Leonard Bernstein; violinist Yehudi Menuhin; entertainers Jack Benny, Eddie Cantor, George Jessel; newscaster Edward R. Murrow; academicians Prof. Cyrus H. Gordon, Dr. Benjamin Mazar, President Hebrew University, and Dr. Jonas E. Salk, discoveror of polio vaccine; philosemitic writer Pierre van Paasen, Reform theologians Drs. Abba Hillel Silver and Nelson Glueck; United Nations diplomat Dr. Ralph J. Bunche; and others. The gentleman who compiled this collection (the present and the previous lots) worked assiduously for decades soliciting autographs, and paid careful attention to the mounting of the gathering. The result is a magnificent presentation. Each autograph is accompanied by photos and biographies obtained from newspaper clippings. Many of the autographs are on Israeli first day covers