Architecture in Palestine During the British Mandate, 1917-1948
by Karmi-Melamede, Ada; Dan Price
Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. New in publisher's shrink wrap. Quarto. 475pp. B&W photo illustrated paper-covered boards, with black and white lettering on front cover and spine. Includes white ribbon marker attached. This outstanding work is the first comprehensive architectural survey of buildings, design styles and urban planning in Palestine/Israel during the time of the British rule between WWI and the declaration of the State of Israel in 1948. The publication is profusely illustrated throughout with beautifully shot historic and contemporary b&w photographs of the buildings, along with design plans, schematics and maps. Historical precedents and more ancient structural designs are initially discussed, to put the subjects into a broader historical and cultural context. (Inventory #: 41048)
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