Lake Success: 1947. Softcover. Large 4to. Original tan paper wrappers with emblem of the United Nations on front wrapper. A collection of documents related to the United Nations partition plan of Palestine in 1947, which led to the establishment of the State of Israel. Volume I consists of the report to the General Assembly. Volume II consists of annexes, appendix and maps. Volume III consists of oral evidence presented at public meetings including an interview with David Ben Gurion. This is an important primary source for understanding the origins of the Arab-Israel conflict. Volume IV (Annex B: Record of Private Hearings) is missing. Some sunning, foxing and creasing to wrappers. Volume I has an inscription from a previous owner. Overall in good condition. g. Item #36392
Inscription: "Happy Birthday, dear Robert! The contents of these volumes may not bring you happiness but the wisdom which you will gain thereby will surely, sometimes, bring happiness to others. Mother and Raphael."