Los Angeles: Special Projects Department, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, 1988. Hardcover. vg+ to near fine. Quarto. 42pp. (1). Blue leather boards, with gilt lettering on front cover. This finely produced photo album documents the celebration of the 90th birthday of Jewish-American businessman, philanthropist and art collector Armand Hammer, in Israel. Features a dedication page from Shlomo Lahat, the mayor of Tel Aviv, and other city organizations honoring Hammer, at the front. Profusely illustrated throughout with 5" x 3 1/2 " color photographs featuring Hammer with many Israeli former prime ministers, government officials and industry/business leaders, including Ariel Sharon, Chaim Herzog, Itzhak Shamir, Teddy Kolleck, Shimon Peres and Itzhak Navon, as well as members of the Israel Philharmonic including conductor Zubin Mehta and violinist Isaac Stern. Text captions in English. The book features reproductions of Israeli newspaper articles about Hammer and event invitations. Binding with a small scratch at the top of the back cover. Interior with vertical crease to first waxpaper guard. Binding and interior in overall very good+ to near fine condition. (Inventory #: 40670)
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