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Kendall, Henry

Jerusalem. The city plan. Preservation and development during the British mandate 1918-1948. With a foreword by General Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham KCB DSO MC High Commissioner for Palestine.

Jerusalem. The city plan. Preservation and development during the British mandate 1918-1948. With a foreword by General Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham KCB DSO MC High Commissioner for Palestine.

London, HMSO 1948.

Reference: 15166
Price: £110 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. xi + (1) + 122 + (2)pp, 192 ills on photo plates, (15) folding maps. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Ink ownership inscription of John & Sylvia Reid on half title leaf. A good copy.

Useful as a record of projects for the restoration and expansion of Jerusalem during the period of the British mandate, and, more specifically, for setting out the proposals made by Kendall himself in a master plan for the city’s future development that he had drawn up in 1944. Kendall also describes the condition of the historic buildings in Jerusalem’s Old City just before both Palestine and Jerusalem itself were divided into territory belonging to an independent Jewish state and territory ruled by Jordan. There are numerous accompanying photo illustrations and maps.