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Bidding Information
Lot #    20503
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 1:05:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    British Policy and the Palestine mandate
Title (Hebrew)    our proud privilege
Author    [Only Ed.] Herbert Sidebotham
City    London
Publisher    Ernest Benn
Publication Date    (1929)
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 36 pp., 215:137 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   Herbert Sidebotham (1872–1940), journalist, until 1917 the Guardian's military correspondent. In 1917 he was lured away from the Guardian (then known as the Manchester Guardian) by the Times. With Harry Sacher he founded the British Palestine Society in Manchester, whose purpose was to establish a “community of ideals and interests between Zionism and British policy" and which published the weekly Palestine. It should be remembered that, during World War I, Chaim Weizmann was a reader (a British academic title equivalent to senior lecturer) at Manchester University and was supported in his campaign for Zionism by CP Scott, then editor of the Manchester Guardian.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
Subject
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Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica