Haifa or Life in Modern Palestine.
Oliphant, Laurence; Charles A. Dana (ed.) .
8vo. vi, (1), 369pp. 6pp. ads for books on exploration of the East. Original brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Travelogue of a trip through Palestine in the late 19th century by Laurence Oliphant, a member of the British Parliament and a Christian supporter of Zionism. Describes various religious sites and the first Palestine railway. Also refers to members of the Baha'i religion. A useful source on the state of Palestine right at the birth of Zionism. Edited by Charles A. Dana, who also provides and introduction, recommending this book to Christian readers as a guide to the present state of the land described in the New Testament. Cover shows signs of shelf wear. Corners and edges bumped. Head and tail of spine bumped and rubbed. Library sticker on spine. Interior endpaper creased, affecting leaves. Overall in fair to good condition.
Bookplate: "Arnold Faerber" and "Rabbi Maxwell H. Dubin Collection Israel."
Book ID: 29641