Auction 80 Part 1 Jewish and Israeli History, Culture and Art
Jun 29, 2021
8 Ramban St, Jerusalem., Israel

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"The Churchill White Paper" and the Statement of the Arab Delegation to London, 1922 / Two Essays by Dr. Tawfiq ...

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"The Churchill White Paper" and the Statement of the Arab Delegation to London, 1922 / Two Essays by Dr. Tawfiq Canaan and a Zionist Response Essay by a "Native of Palestine", 1936
Five booklets documenting the Jewish-Arab conflict in Palestine. Jerusalem and London, 1922 and 1936. English.
1. Palestine, correspondence with the Palestine Arab Delegation and the Zionist Organisation. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1922.
The first White paper (Churchill White Paper) – Britain's statement of intent after receiving the League of Nations' Mandate for Palestine, with a memorandum by Winston Churchill and nine documents determining the British policy in Palestine: loyalty to the principles of the Balfour Declaration, limiting Jewish immigration, an Arab kingdom on the eastern side of the Jordan River, and more.
2. The Holy Land, the Moslem-Christian Case against Zionist aggression, Official Statement by the Palestine Arab Delegation. London: Harrison & Sons Press, 1922.
An official statement issued by the Palestine Arab Delegation to London, which in July 1921 traveled to London with the aim of overturning the Balfour Declaration and changing the British policy.
3-4. Two political publications by the physician, ethnographer and Palestinian nationalist Dr. Tawfiq Canaan. Published in Jerusalem, 1936: • Conflict in the Land of Peace. Syrian Orphan Press. • The Palestine Arab Cause. The Modern Press.
5. Comments on Dr. Canaan's pamphlet "The Palestine Arab cause", by a Native of Palestine. Jerusalem: Azriel Printing Press, 1936.
A Zionist response pamphlet to Canaan's books. Published under the pseudonym "Native of Palestine".
Size and condition vary. Good to good-fair overall condition. Stains, creases and tears (mostly small). Original covers, with creases, blemishes and wear. Open tear to one cover. One cover detached and torn in half (along spine).

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