50 108 (ZIONISM). United States Congress (79th). Senate Document no. 182. Admission of Jews into Palestine. Statement of the President of the United States, Together with the Report of the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Palestine as Submitted to the President and to the Government of the United Kingdom. FIRST EDITION. pp. 47. Ex-library. Original printed wrappers. 8vo. Washington, US Government Printing Office,1946. $600 - $900 ❧ “Statement by the President: I am very happy that the request I made for the immediate admission of 100,00 Jews into Palestine has been unanimously endorsed by the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry. The transference of these unfortunate people should now be accomplished with the greatest dispatch…I am also pleased that the Committee recommends in effect the abrogation of the White Paper of 1939, including existing restriction on immigration and land acquisition to permit the further development of the Jewish national home…” The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Jewish Problems in Palestine and Europe was a joint British and American committee assembled in Washington and tasked to examine the political, economic and social conditions in Mandatory Palestine in relation to the matter of Jewish immigration. 107 (ZIONISM). Theodor Herzl. A Jewish State. FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE AMERICAN EDITION. Preface and notes by Jacob de Haas. With celebrated photographic portrait by E.M. Lilien of Herzl leaning over the balcony-rail of the Hotel Les Trois Rois, Basel. pp. xxii, 102. Signature on front pastedown. Original limp blue boards, with title gilt-tooled on front cover, touch rubbed. Tall 8vo. New York, The Maccabaean Publishing Co.,1904. $1500 - $2500 ❧ FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION OF “DER JUDENSTAAT” TO BE PRINTED IN AMERICA. “Herzl’s Der Judenstaat has remained the single most important manifesto of modern Zionism and is one of the most important books in the history of the Jewish People.” See Michael Heymann, Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana-Treasures of Jewish Booklore (1994) no. 46, pp. 102- 109 (ZIONISM). Ben Hecht. A Flag is Born [the complete script]. pp. (4), 48, (2). Original printed wrappers. Pencil signature on title. Folio. New York, 1946. $500 - $700 ❧ Advocating the creation of a Homeland for the Jewish people in the the Land of Israel, ‘A Flag is Born’ was a theatrical production that raised funds and political support for Zionist causes, specifically for the American League for a Free Palestine, an organization run by the dynamic activist Hillel Kook (a.k.a. Peter Bergson). The production starred a young Marlon Brando. See Rafael Medoff, Ben Hecht's ‘A Flag is Born:’ A Play That Changed History (The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies).