n.d. · Jerusalem
Jerusalem: Ir David Foundation, n.d.. Hardcover. Fine. Large octavo. 9 unpaginated leaves. Housed in a decorative tan paper slipcase.Finely bound in full modern brown leather with blind-stamped decorative motifs on the covers and spine. All edges of the book block in gilt. This beautifully-produced photo album was originally presented as a gift to famed American actor Kirk Douglas from the Ir David Foundation. The album showcases the beauty of the City of David neighborhood of East Jerusalem, through a series of eight glossy color photographs depicting the cityscape, residents and archeological sites. Each of the photographs is mounted in a decorative white leather matted thick leaf, which functions as a frame. Opposite each image is correponding text, finely printed on heavy stock paper, also mounted in within a mat. Binders sticker on the interior front cover. In fine condition.
(Inventory #: 46326)