First Editions of The Complete Diaries of Theodor Herzl
Complete Diaries of Theodor Herzl.
Item Number: 43002
New York: The Herzl Press, 1960.
First edition of this collection of Theodor Herzl’s writings. Octavo, 5 volumes. In near fine condition in the original slipcase.
Theodor Herzl was an Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer who was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the World Zionist Organization and promoted Jewish migration to Palestine in an effort to form a Jewish state. Though he died long before its establishment, he is generally considered a father of the State of Israel, formed in 1948.