"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.
  • Israel: A Personal History.

Israel: A Personal History.

$2,500.00

Item Number: 15028

New York: Funk and Wagnalls Inc, 1971.

Signed limited first edition, number 1787 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. Fine in a fine slipcase. Also includes the original publisher’s cardboard box.

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.

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