Trial and error; the autobiography of Chaim Weizmann -- [Signed Edition of 500 Copies]

Weizmann, Chaim

Published by Harper, 1949
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Two small quarto volumes in dark blue polished cloth-backed boards with off-white printed paper spine labels and off-white printed dust jackets in original black slipcase, as issued; viii, 498 pages, portrait, map, 22 cm. Both volumes fine in about near fine to very good(+) jackets with a bit of gentle soiling, sunning and edge-wear, including a tiny closed tear to jacket front upper outer corner of volume two and a wee bit of chipping to jacket spine head of volume one, in a very good+ slipcase with mild edge and corner wear. All in all, quite a crisp, bright set. Signed neatly by Weizmann, the first President of Israel, beneath limitation statement of 500 signed copies. Number 458. "Printed on special paper." Below Weizmann's signature is a gift inscription from one private party to another, though not a significant association inscription to the best of our knowledge. Photos upon request. Shipping at cost. || Contents: Earliest days -- Schooldays in Pinsk -- I turn westward -- The coming of Herzl -- Geneva years -- End of Geneva days -- New start in England -- Taking root -- Return to realities -- The eve of the war -- Shock and recovery -- Assimilationists and Zionists -- Internal Zionist strains -- Working for the government -- Toward the Balfour declaration -- From theory to reality -- Opera Bouffe Intermezzo -- The Balfour declaration -- The Zionist commission, anticipation and realities -- The Zionist commission, Challukkah Jewry -- The Zionist commission, the positive side -- Postwar -- Palestine, Europe, America -- Cleveland and Carlsbad -- The struggle about the mandate -- Trial and error -- The Jewish agency -- Foundations -- Attack and repulse -- Demission -- A strange national home -- Scientists, and others -- Return to office -- Mediterranean intrigue -- The permanent mandates commission -- Riot and the Peel commission -- Toward nullification -- The white paper -- War -- The first war years -- America at war -- Peace and disillusionment -- Science and Zionism -- The decision -- The challenge. || Zionists -- Biography. Zionists. Vaitsman, Hayim. Biography. History. Israel -- History. Israel. Bookseller Inventory # 86303

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Title: Trial and error; the autobiography of Chaim ...
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Hardcover
Dust Jacket Condition: near fine
Edition: First edition (stated).

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