Limited edition of Trial and Error by Chaim Weizmann. Octavo, [two volumes]. Blue cloth, title on label affixed to spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Frontispiece portrait of Weizmann in Volume I. Residual dust along top edge of both volumes. In publishers dust jackets, retail price on front flap of both volumes, light toning to spine, wear at top edge of spine from handling. Housed in scarce publishers slipcase, black cardboard, label with title affixed to side panel. From a limited edition of 500 signed copies, this being number 174, signed by former Israeli President Chaim Weizmann.
Comments: Chaim Weizmann served as the first president of Israel, from 1949 to 1952. During this tenure, he met with President Harry Truman and garnered support from the United States to establish the State of Israel.