Israel: Printed by Davar Ltd., 1961. Second printing. Hardcover. 4to. Gray cloth with stamped titles and illustration in photographic dust jacket. Very good in like DJ. Jacket a touch faded, with a small chip to one corner. Pages mildly age-toned throughout, but clean. 152pp. Very good / very good. Item #20843
Text in Hebrew. A widely acclaimed photobook (reissued 50 years later) documenting the drainage of Lake Hula in Israel, which was undertaken for agricultural purposes. Contains lavish, full-page B&W photographs of the lake's wildlife, plants, and adjacent swampland, with texts by Merom throughout. A moving portrait of a lost ecosystem.