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Jerusalem (with Jerusalem - A Series of Slides pamphlet)

Malkov, Tzipora (ed.); Reuven Marom (designed by)

Published by Jerusalem Division for the Diaspora of the Jerusalem Municipality/ International Cultural Center for Youth, Jerusalem, 1976
Condition: vg to vg+ Soft cover

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Oblong Octavo. 227pp. (+ 23pp). Tan wrappers with gold lettering on cover. Introductory statements by Yosef "J." Goldschmidt, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek, Mayor of Jerusalem and Avraham Yekel, Director of the International Cultural Center for Youth. The beautifully-produced work is an multifaceted educational examination and presentation of Jerusalem, from historical, social, cultural, religious, geographic, literary and artistic perspectives aimed at the international Jewish community and Jewish youth. Profusely illustrated throughout in sepia-toned lithographs and offset prints, featuring maps, statistical charts, photographic reproductions, paintings and drawings. The city's history from biblical times through the modern era is discussed, as is the urban planning, water supply and local geography. Light is shed on the day to day lives in the city, through discussions of religious significance and customs, ethnic communities, language and domestic issues. Jerusalem's portrayal in legends, religious texts and fiction is also a point of focus. Examples of art created in, and inspired by the city is shown in detail. Fostering engagement with and celebration of the city is promoted and encouraged in the text. Also included, and held in a pocket at the interior back cover, is an additional 23 page stapled pamphlet titled "Jerusalem - A Series of Slides". The pamphlet discusses various eras, and moments in the history of Jerusalem accompanied by more photos, and gives detailed suggestions to the reader on how to organize and prepare an visual exhibition of photos of Jerusalem. The publication originally accompanied a Jerusalem multimedia "Educational Kit" that included drawings, posters, slides, games,and a cassette among other items. Text in English with occasional Hebrew. Wrappers with some light creasing and staining to front, back cover and spine. Slight bumping to corners of wrappers. Interior with vertical crease near spine at front free endpaper. Small creases to the top corners of a few pages. Bottom of pocket holding the pamphlet at interior back cover is loose. Wrappers in overall very good, interior in very good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40645

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Title: Jerusalem (with Jerusalem - A Series of ...

Publisher: Jerusalem Division for the Diaspora of the Jerusalem Municipality/ International Cultural Center for Youth, Jerusalem

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg to vg+

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