First edition of The Imaginary Voyage, signed by Prime Minister Shimon Peres to journalist and author, Mira Avrech.
Octavo, 216pp. Blue hardcover, title on spine. Stated “first English-language edition” with full number line on copyright page. Clean text, likely unread. In publisher’s dust jacket, light shelf wear, retail price on front flap, a near fine example. Signed in Hebrew on the front free endpaper [translated]: “To Mira and Max, Faithful participants to Herzl’s big dream – and good volunteers, so in order that Israel will truly be a land of dreams. With much friendship. Shimon Peres. 20.8.99.”
Shimon Peres served as Prime Minister of Israel, the ninth president of Israel and was a member of multiple cabinets. He was the engineer of the Israel-Jordan Peace Accord in 1994 and won a Nobel Peace Prize for the Oslo Accords. He passed away in 2016.