"Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence": Limited First Edition of Israel: A personal History, Signed by David Ben Gurion
Israel: A Personal History.
Item Number: 73071
New York: Funk and Wagnalls Inc, 1971.
Signed limited first edition, number 505 of 2000 copies. Signed beneath the photographic frontispiece by David Ben-Gurion. Thick quarto, original full dark blue morocco, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt. In fine condition.
David Ben-Gurion's life has been so completely identified with Jewish history that "Israel: A Personal History" amounts to an autobiography. With this book, Ben-Gurion joins the small company of great historical figures who have left for posterity a personal record of the events in which they were prime movers.