Judge and Fool 1930 Altalena [Vladimir/Ze'ev Jabotinsky] Samson novel


Title: Judge and Fool

Author: Altalena / Vladimir Jabotinsky [Ze'ev Jabotinsky]

Description: First American Edition. Boards in glossy black cloth, silver stamped spine. Light spotting on front cover. Previous owner's name lightly penciled at top of title page, else internally clean. Jacket design by Politzer. Dust jacket is well worn; chipped at spine ends and corners; spine torn, darkened and soiled; not price clipped ($2.50); in an archival mylar sleeve. 348 pages. Rare.

First published in 1926 as a serial in the Russian Zionist journal Razsvet, and in book form in 1927 in Berlin & Tel-Aviv under the title Shamshon (Samson). This book served as the basis for Cecil B. DeMille's 1949 film Samson and Delilah. The author, Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky (1880 -1940), was a Zionist leader, founder of Revisionist Zionism, and commander of the Irgun.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Horace Liveright
Place: New York
Year: 1930

Keywords: Samson and Delilah, books into film, Cecil B. DeMille,

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