JERUSALEM: Sacred City of Mankind: a History of Forty Centuries

By: Kollek, Teddy and Moshe Pearlman

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FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover with dust jacket. 4to. 287, (1) pp. Bound in publisher’s full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt Jerusalem medallion on cover. Printed endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with 64 plates in full-color and more than 140 B&W illustrations. This is an excellent copy in perfect, unmarked condition. The dust jacket is only slightly shelf-worn at the head and heel of the spine, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. This book captures the drama and flavor of Jerusalem in its story of that city from the earliest times to the present day. Jerusalem is richly illustrated with both ancient engravings and maps and magnificent photographs of the city and its holy places specially taken for this book. Teddy Kollek is known world-wide as the mayor of Jerusalem who presided over the unification of the city after the Six Day War in 1967. But long before this he was a leading civil servant who held many important positions for Israel. He has long been a student of Jerusalem’s history and a number of the documentary illustrations in this book are reproduced from his personal collection. Moshe Pearlman is a writer, soldier, diplomat and government official. He is the author of The Capture and Trial of Adolph Eichmann, Ben Gurion Looks Back, Historical Sites in Israel, and Zealots of Masada, among others. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: JERUSALEM: Sacred City of Mankind: a History of Forty Centuries

Author Name: Kollek, Teddy and Moshe Pearlman

Categories: History, Judaica,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: Jerusalem, Steimatzky's Agency Limited: 1968

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 4206

Keywords: History Jerusalem