Tel Aviv: Hadar, 1959-1961. First edition. Hardcover. Octavos. Vol.1: 295pp. Vol.2: 359pp. Vol.3: 304pp. Vol.4: 332pp. . Black buckram boards with gilt lettering on the front covers and spines. White ribbon markers. A complete four-volume set of the first editions of Israeli prime-minister Menachem Begin's memories his time in the Irgun. Signed and inscribed by Begin, in pen in Hebrew on the title page of the first volume. The work offers Begin's most detailed and thorough account of his personal experiences as the commander of the I.Z.L. (Irgun) during the period, and the struggle against British rule during the Mandate in Palestine. Text in Hebrew. Bindings with a few minor smudges and/or scratches to the covers. Vol.3 with minor bumping to the bottom left corner of the front cover Bindings in very good+, interiors in near fine condition overall. Signed title page has been protected in modern mylar. vg+ to near fine. Item #47874
Hebrew title:במחתרת: כתבים
Author: מנחם בגין
Inscription: "To Asher Axelrod the son of a childhood friend, this book is dedicated, upon his thirteenth birthday, with a greeting of complete redemption and with love." - M. Begin, Cheshvan 5721 .