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    Chaim Weizmann. Trial and Error. New York: [1948]. First edition, limited issue, signed and additionally inscribed.

    More Information: Chaim Weizmann. Trial and Error. The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1948]. First edition, limited issue, limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 260, and signed by the author; additionally inscribed: "To Sascha H[--] / with affection & thanks ./ for a great evening / April 23/49 Chaim Weizman." Two volumes; octavo. viii, 264; v, [1, blank], 265-493, [5, blank] pages; frontispiece and limitation leaf inserted in the first volume. Publisher's smooth dark blue cloth, paper labels affixed to spines, printed in red and black; in the original dust jackets, and house in a custom cloth slipcase incorporating the original glossy paper sides with a printed paper label. Spines just barely askew; corners tapped. Text blocks faintly tanned on the top edge. Dust jacket spine panels toned, along with the rear panel of the first volume and the front panel of the second; series of small splashes to each spine panel; some light soiling, particularly at the panel folds; just a touch of edgewear. Nearly fine copies in very good dust jackets. Weizmann served as the first president of Israel; his biography was published just months before he was elected in February of 1949.

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