THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE - Early National Geographic magazine issue dedicated to Eretz Israel and especially Jerusalem - Dozens of rare, high quality historic photographs of the land including 24 color photographs and dozens in black and white - Photographs of important figures and prominent personalities in the Israel landscape of by leading Eretz Israel photographers. Dedication to Gandhi (Rehavam Ze'evi ) on the title page. Published by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY - December 1927.
The magazine includes many articles about the landscape and people of Eretz Israel accompanied by dozens of photographs taken in the country by National Geographic photographer Owen Williams, Khalil Raed, American Colony photographers and others. Included: Rare photo of Rabbi Kook the "Leader of the Jews", Rabbi Yaakov Meir, a Yemenite rabbi called "Leader of Yemeni Jews", head of the Bezalel School of Art Boris Schatz near a piece he crafted, color and black-and-white photos of the Temple Mount and Wall from various angles, praying at the Western Wall, Persian Jewish merchant, Jews from Dagestan with silver Caucasus belts, elders of Jerusalem in traditional dress, Kurdish Jew, color and black-and-white photos of Haj Amin al-Husseini the Mufti of Jerusalem, Muslim and Christian girls in traditional dress, the official calligrapher of Palestine at work, and more iconic photographs.
, 635-768  p. (page numbering continues from previous issue), damage to upper part of cover with minor damage to text, stains on cover. Body of magazine in good - very good condition.