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The Kibbutz

By: Aryeh Ophir, Meir Yaari, Yigal Alon (Editors)

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Tel-Aviv, Misaviv Laolam: 1964

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 82108


A handsome bound book, presentation copy in fine soft leather, inscribed by Ruth Allon wife of Yigal Allon, to "Mr & Mrs Harold Wilson with Best Wishes Ruth & Yigal Allon Kibbutz Ginossar 10.4.65". Wilson was heavily pro-Israel, friends with many on the Israeli left and later describing Yigal Allon as his closest friend in Israel. Allon, a major figure in the foundation of Israel and Israeli politics, served as Prime Minister for a brief period. With a note on Prime Ministerial note paper, "Oliver "A present to the P.M. by the hand of Lord Robens, lately in Israel" Derek 12/4. An excellent ... View more info

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The Minister

By: Maurice Edelman

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82110


Maurice Edelman was a labour politician and author. Edelman backed Wilson against Hugh Gaitskell in 1960. Inscribed by Edelman in the year of publication "To Harold His Westminster Rogue with warm good wishes Maurice Edelman" From the library of Harold & Mary Wilson. Provenance: Hansons Auctioneers - A Prime Minister's Life - The Collection of Harold & Mary Wilson - Friday 10 May 2019. First edition in a dust jacket. The book is tightly bound. Underlying green boards are clean, corners and spine ends are scuffed. Edges of dust jacket are scuffed, creased and with a number of closed tears. Top... View more info

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Democracy Up-To-Date Some Practical Suggestions For The Reorganization Of The Political And Parliamentary System

By: Sir Stafford Cripps

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81941


First edition in a dust jacket. An argument on the eve of the Second World War for the rejuvenation of the western political system and the creation of a socialistic system that could better provide for the material and democratic needs of the people in order to ensure the survival of democracy and freedom in the face of rising totalitarianism. The book is tightly bound. The edges are browned and a little foxed. The dust jacket is complete, chipped, scuffed and torn along the edges, somewhat grubby. Internally the book is clean and free of markings, light scattered foxing. View more info