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VERS JERUSALEM - 'To Jerusalem' - an early photo book. Tours (France), c. 1900

Opening price: $150

Commission: 22%

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VERS JERUSALEM - 'To Jerusalem' Photo book by HENRI GUERLIN - MAISON ALFRED MAME ET FILS, Tours (France), c. 1900. Explanations, background, and descriptions in French.

A book with 150 important photographs of Jerusalem and its surroundings by the author, which were first published in this edition, and not known from any other source, as well as many drawings - Jerusalem Jews for their various streams in traditional dress, crowded markets in late 19th century Jerusalem, interesting landscape photographs, and many more. A large part of them are large photographs on boards over an entire page, and the rest are integrated in the body of the text. The text contains important quotes from famous personalities about Eretz Israel and its future.

252 p. Large format 33 cm. Original red cover with gilt inscription in embossing, and a photograph of nomads riding camels. Very good condition.

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120. VERS JERUSALEM - 'To Jerusalem' - an early photo book. Tours (France), c. 1900