Tel Aviv: "Mischar w'Taasia" ("Trade & Industry"), 1931. First edition. Softcover. Folio. 161-234pp. Original illustrated and photo-illustrated wrappers. The striking light and dark blue front cover reproduces the domed shape of the Jewish Palestine Pavilion.
This special issue of Palestine & Near East Economic Magazine, a Jewish economic magazine covering the economy, finance, agriculture, and industry of Palestine, is dedicated to the Palestine pavilion in the International Colonial Exhibition* in Paris.
Indeed, a large section of the magazine is related to the upcoming Paris Colonial Exhibition, and more particularily to the Palestine pavilion built by Georges Wybo. Includes a 7-page detailed list of all the exhibitors, and numerous vintage advertisements.
The Jewish Palestine Pavilion introduced the world to the concept of a modern Jewish state, which less than two decades later would become Israel.
Tail of spine chipped. Moderate foxing and light soiling to covers. Texts in English and French. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #40691
* The Paris Colonial Exhibition (or "Exposition coloniale internationale", International Colonial Exhibition) was a six-month colonial exhibition held in Paris, France in 1931 that attempted to display the diverse cultures and immense resources of France's colonial possessions.