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Das juedische Palaestina [Das jüdische Palästina].
Jerusalem, Keren Kajemeth Lejisrael, 1927.. Small octavo. Pp. 48. Plus 2 extra pages with 3 photo-plates, and 6 other such illustrations. With a folding line-drawn map tipped-in onto inside of back wrap. Appendices. Original decorated wrappers, lettered in red, with a woodcut illustration of a Holy Land landscape, spine very lightly rubbed. In about fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ Second edition. A fascinating publication, published by the Zionist Information Office of the Jewish National Fund, and printed in Tel Aviv. Not a traditional traveller's guide to the Holy Places, it is an invitation to visit the Zionist community in Palestine. It includes background information for visits in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and its region, Haifa, Valley of Yisrael, Nazareth, Afula, Beth Shean, as well as some newly established villages. Further, there are detailed programmes for a three-day, a five-day, a week, and two-weeks visits, with advise what to do and where to go on each day. There is also a train timetable and a currency conversion table. The second part is the history of the Zionist Movement in Palestine, and the book concludes with a financial report of the Fund's activities. This copy includes the road map "Erez-Israel" with indication of railways, main roads, paths and tracks, marshes and rivers, as well as Jewish National Fund land and national frontier.
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