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Lot 119

Planning.- Ashbee (C.R.) Jerusalem 1918-1920: Being the Records of the Pro-Jerusalem Council, inscr. by Ronald Storrs, 1921 & others, planning (c.25)

Hammer Price: £40

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Planning.- Ashbee (C.R., editor) Jerusalem 1918-1920 [& 1920-1922]: Being the Records of the Pro-Jerusalem Council during the period of the British Mandate Administration [& the First Two Years of the Civil Administration], together 2 vol., the first volume inscribed "For the Ognisko Polski Library from Ronald Storrs 28 IIII 42" on front free endpaper, ex-library copies with stamps, original cloth-backed printed boards, 1921-24 § Levy (Alexander) Vom Bauen und Wohnen in Neuen Palaestina, old ink stamp at foot of title, original printed wrappers, Berlin, 1920 § Fergusson (James) An Essay on the Ancient Topography of Jerusalem, 6 engraved plates and plans, lightly foxed, original cloth, rebacked, corners repaired, 1847 § Niemeyer (Oscar) & Marc Emery. Plan d'Alger, original wrappers, n.p., [c.1968], plates, plans and illustrations, most rubbed; and c.20 others, planning, 4to & 8vo (c.25)

⁂ The Pro-Jerusalem Society was founded in 1918 to deal with aspects of civil life as opposed to military. Sir Ronald Storrs (1881-1955) was appointed military (and later, civil) governor of Jerusalem in 1917.

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Planning.- Ashbee (C.R., editor) Jerusalem 1918-1920 [& 1920-1922]: Being the Records of the Pro-Jerusalem Council during the period of the British Mandate Administration [& the First Two Years of the Civil Administration], together 2 vol., the first volume inscribed "For the Ognisko Polski Library from Ronald Storrs 28 IIII 42" on front free endpaper, ex-library copies with stamps, original cloth-backed printed boards, 1921-24 § Levy (Alexander) Vom Bauen und Wohnen in Neuen Palaestina, old ink stamp at foot of title, original printed wrappers, Berlin, 1920 § Fergusson (James) An Essay on the Ancient Topography of Jerusalem, 6 engraved plates and plans, lightly foxed, original cloth, rebacked, corners repaired, 1847 § Niemeyer (Oscar) & Marc Emery. Plan d'Alger, original wrappers, n.p., [c.1968], plates, plans and illustrations, most rubbed; and c.20 others, planning, 4to & 8vo (c.25)

⁂ The Pro-Jerusalem Society was founded in 1918 to deal with aspects of civil life as opposed to military. Sir Ronald Storrs (1881-1955) was appointed military (and later, civil) governor of Jerusalem in 1917.

Lot 119

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