Adat Ha-Hakira: Din Ve-Heshbon Male Me'Avodat Ve'Adat Ha-Hakira Ha-Parlamentrit Be'Yerushalayim (Comission of Inquiry: Full Judgement and Accountability From the Work of the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee in Jerusalem, as of October 24, 1929) [THE SHAW COMISSION, 7 volumes complete] Hebron
Tel Aviv: "Tel Aviv Publishing House" [1929-1930]. First edition. Softcover. Quartos. Vol.1: 100pp. Vol.2: 68pp. Vol.3: 92pp. Vol.4: 109pp. Vol.5: 96pp. Vol.6: 120pp. Vol.7: 175pp. . Photo-illustrated tanned wrappers with dark blue or black lettering on the covers. Pages uncut and unopened. The full and conclusive text of the historically important Shaw Report, aka the Shaw Comission (Report of the Commission on the Palestine Disturbances of August 1929), consisting of the commission's findings regarding the events and causes of the infamous 1929 Palestine Riots. The text of these volumes was taken from transcripts appearing in the reports of three major newspapers in Palestine - Davar, Haaretz, and The Palestine Bulletin (now the Jerusalem Post), in addition to other submitted documents. The commission, which investigated and held hearings from October - December, 1929, was chaired by Sir Walter Shaw the highly regarded British jurist, and included three other members, British politicians Henry Snell (1865-1944), Sir Rhys Hopkin Morris (1888-1956) and Henry Bucknall Betterton (1872-1949). The final page of the last volume credits the text to these four men. The front cover of the first volume shows Betterton and Shaw in suits. It scarce to find the complete set of these publications.
Text in Hebrew.
Most wrappers with with some minor to light chipping, rubbing and/or creasing to extremities, as well as foxing to the edges. Most of the images on the covers are unaffected. Vol.1 with cover detached but present. Foxing to edges of book blocks. Interior with some sporadic minor to light water stains to pages. Most pages clean and bright. Book blocks tight overall. These copies seem to have never been read, as they for the most part contain unopened pages. Wrappers in poor to very good+, interiors in good+ to very good+ condition overall. poor to vg+. Item #47228
Hebrew title: דין וחשבון מלא : מעבודת ועדת החקירה הפרלמנטרית בירושלים, החל מיום 24 באוקטובר 1929
Alternate: ועדת החקירה.