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Na RWD 5 przez Atlantyk
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Na RWD 5 przez Atlantyk

By Skarzynski, Kapitan-Pilot Stanislaw

Warszawa, Poland: Wydawnictwo Aeroklubu R. P. Nakladem Lucjana Zlotnickiego.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1934. Hardcover. 8vo - 23.5 x 17 cm.; 182 pp The text is in Polish. Skarzynski (1899-1942) was a Polish Air Force pilot who made a transatlantic solo flight in 1933 from Senegal to Brazil in a RWD-5bis (SP-AJU), a single-seater Polish tourist plane. It is still the smallest plane to have crossed the Atlantic. He was died in 1942 when his plane, a Wellington in the 305 Polish Bomber Squadron, crashed into the North Sea. Tipped-in photos, fold-out map, marbled endpapers. Some stains on boards, text block edges, and a bit on the Contents page, former owner's name on half-title page, slightly cocked; otherwise, the binding is sturdy and text pages clean. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. .

$75.00

Przymierze z Archeologia
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Przymierze z Archeologia

By Dabrowski, Krzysztof

Warsaw, Poland.: Ludowa Spoldzielnia Wydawnicza.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. 12mo - 19.5 x 16 cm.; 262 - (6) pp. The text is in Polish. Light blue cloth with black lettering on the spine and a black line drawing on the front board. Illustrated with many black and white drawings and maps plus 64 pages of black and white photographs at the back. Moderate wear to the externals along with a rubbed and worn edge on the top of the front board. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted.; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Do Krainy Wshodzacego Slonca
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Do Krainy Wshodzacego Slonca

By Orlinski, Boleslaw

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Very Good+. 1978. Softcover. 8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 93 pp. Text is in Polish. Orlinski (1899-1992) was a Polish aviator and test pilot who, with his mechanic, Leon Kubiak, flew from Warsaw to Tokyo and back to Warsaw in 1926 in a Breguet 19 A2. For this he was awarded the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun and the French Legion of Honor. This is an account of that flight. Photos. Laid-in is a notice of a Banquet in honour of the 60th anniversary of this flight. Signed by Orlinski on title page and by the Japanese Consul-General, Hikaru Oka, on the dedication page. A nice copy of this book. ; Signed by Author .

$50.00

Morski Dywizjon Lotniczy 1918-1939
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Morski Dywizjon Lotniczy 1918-1939

By Rozwadowski, Jerzy

Albany, New York: Sigma Press.. Very Good. 1973. Softcover. 8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; 78 pp. Text is in Polish. Designed and printed by Stanislaw Piaskowski in his art and typographic studio, Sigma Press. Number 44 of 175 copies printed. Inscribed by Rozwadowski on half-title page. Photographs and diagrams as well as history of aircraft, a lot of which are float planes. Decorated endpapers. A beautifully crafted book. Sunned spine, very minor wear on cover. .

$150.00

Pamieci Lotnikow Polskich 1918-1945
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Pamieci Lotnikow Polskich 1918-1945

By Pawlak, Jerzy

Warszawa, Poland: Dom Wydawniczy Bellona.. Very Good. 1998. Hardcover. 8311087865 . 8vo - 24 x 16 cm.; 350 pp. Text is in Polish. Author inscribed this copy on verso of half-title page. Besides an abundance of photos and textual history, there are a number of lists of pilots. Bibliography. Laminated paper-covered boards have bumped corners; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Absolwenci Szkoly Orlat 1925-1939
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Absolwenci Szkoly Orlat 1925-1939

By Pawlak, Jerzy

Warszawa, Poland: Polish Air Force Association.. Very Good-. 2002. Hardcover. 8387992224 . 8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; 328 pp. Text is in Polish. A brief history of an aviation training centre or centres, there follows the Promocja, lists of men who graduated, with a short biography and usually a photo of each. Inscribed on half-title page by author. Laminated paper covered boards have some edgewear and light soiling; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author .

$40.00

Pamieci poleglych lotnikow 1933-1939
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Pamieci poleglych lotnikow 1933-1939

By Popiel, Adam

Warszawa, Poland: Wydawnictwa Komunikacji i Lacznosci.. Very Good. 1987. Softcover. 8320606136 . 8vo - 20.5 x 14.5 cm.; 198 pp. Text is in Polish. Biblioteczka Skrzydlatej Polski, 32. Lots of photos and small biographies of airmen. Index. Bit of thinning of a spot on the back cover, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. .

$20.00

Droga Powrotna
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Droga Powrotna

By Kowalewski, Janusz

Londyn, United Kingdom: Nakladem Polskiej Fundacji Kulturalnej.. Good+. 1974. Softcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 196 pp. Text is in Polish. Some edgewear on card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. .

$12.00

O Narodzinach Lotnictwa Polskiego
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O Narodzinach Lotnictwa Polskiego

By Zbieranski, Czeslaw M

New York. Good+. 1958. Softcover. 8vo - 22.5 x 16 cm.; 131 pp. Text in Polish. Zbieranski (1885-1982) was a Polish engineer interested in aviation. In 1910-1911, he, along with Stanislaw Cywinski, constructed a 2-winged aircraft. This account of early aircraft and Zbieranski's life has a number of photos. Sunned paper wraps with some tearing on the spine, corners bumped, former owner's name on title page; binding is sturdy and text pages clean. .

$35.00

Na Lotowskich Szlakach
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Na Lotowskich Szlakach

By Ziolkowski, Jerzy

Warszawa, Poland: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Softcover. 831107741X . 405 pp. Text is in Polish. A book about flying and aircraft illustrated with a number of photos. The author was a pilot. Minor soiling on text block edges; dust jacket has minor wear. A good, solid copy of this book. .

$18.00

Panstwa Komunistyczne
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Panstwa Komunistyczne

By Bromke, Adama and Teresy Rakowskiej-Harmstone. (editors)

London, UK.: Odnowa.. Very Good+. 1973.. Softcover. 0903705028 . 8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; 308 pp. The text is in Polish. First published in English as "The Communist States in Disarray, 1965-1971" and translated into Polish by the editors I assume.Contents: 1 - "Policentryzm w Europie Wschodniej" by Adam Bromke, 2 - "Spor chinsko-sowiecki" by John W. Strong, 3 - "Czechoslowacja" by H. Gordon Skilling, 4 - "Niemcy Wschodnie" by Melvin Croan, 5 - "Polska" by Wincenty C. Chrypinski, 6 - "Wegry" by Ferenc A. Vali, 7 - "Bulgaria" by Michael Costello, 8 - "Rumunia" by Gabriel Fisher, 9 - "Jugoslawia" by Jogn C. Campbell, 10 - "Albania" by Peter R. Prifti, 11 - "Sily zewnetrzne" by Andrew Gyorgy, 12 - "Mongolia zewnetrzna" by Paul F. Langer, 13 - "Polnocna Korea i Polnocny Wietnam" by Paul F. Langer, 14 - "Kuba" by C. Ian Lumsden, 15 - "Formy zmian gospodarczych" by Philip E. Uren, 16 - "Formy zmian politycznych" by Teresa Rakowska-Harmstone. Mild age toning to the covers and the text page margins, otherwise very clean and tight. .

$20.00

Zywoty Niepospolitych Kobiet Polskiego Baroku
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Zywoty Niepospolitych Kobiet Polskiego Baroku

By Kuchowicz, Zbigniew

Lodz, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Towarzystwa Krzewienia Kultury Swieckiej.1989. Very Good. 1989. Softcover. 8385030271 . 8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; 157 - (3) pp. The text is in Polish. Short biographies of Polish women from the Baroque period: Anna Wazowna, Elzbieta Gostomska, Anna Alojza Ostrogska, Teofila Chmielecka, Zofia Opalinska, Ludwika Maria, Agnieszka Machowna, Anna Dorota Chrzanowska, Anna Stanislawska, Regina Saolmea Rusiecka, and Elzbieta Druzbacka. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. Minor wear and scuffing to the covers. .

$12.50

Kniaz Jarema
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Kniaz Jarema

By Widacki, Jan

Katowice, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Slask.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 8321604404 . 8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 270 - (2) - (32) pp. The text is in Polish. Tan coloured cloth with black lettering on the spine and the front board. Illustrated with 29 pages of black and white plates at the back and 5 black and white maps of the inset type in the text itself. Five page bibliography. The book shows only mild wear to the externals while the dust jacket is mildly worn on the edges and folds with the spine being a tad faded. .

$15.00

Potomkowie Generala
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Potomkowie Generala

By Ruszczyc, Marek

Warsaw, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej.. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1986. Softcover. 8311072493 . 12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 315 pp. Text is in Polish. Light wear on dust jacket; text is tight and clean. A bit of Polish history centering around Jan Henryk and Jan Michal Dabrowski. Three page Bibliography. .

$8.00

CAR w Polskiej Niewoli
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CAR w Polskiej Niewoli

By Librowicz, Zygmunt

Warsaw, Poland.: Unia Wydawnicza Verum.. Very Good. 1994. Softcover. 8385921206 . 8vo - 20.5 x 12.5 cm.; 107 - (1) pp. The text is in Polish. Translated form the second edition (1904) of "Car w Plenu" published in Petersburg by Grzegorz Wisniewski. Book design by Michal Jedrczak. Afterword by Jarema Maciszewski. Illustrated by several black and white reproductions . The covers show minor shelf wear, otherwise the interior is clean and the binding is tight. .

$20.00

U Schylku Swiata Antycznego
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U Schylku Swiata Antycznego

By Zakrzewski, Kazimierz

Warsaw, Poland.: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1964. Hardcover. 12mo - 19.5 x 12 cm.; 267 (1) pp. The text is in Polish. Beige cloth with brown lettering on the spine and the front. Three page bibliography, 6 page index of names and a tipped in errata sheet at the back. Previous owner's name and dated note (1965) on the half title page. The book shows only mild wear to the externals while the text pages are age-toned or browned on the margins. Otherwise very clean with a tight binding. The dust jacket has moderate wear to the head edge and the corners. .

$15.00

Ilustrowana Kronika Polakow
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Ilustrowana Kronika Polakow

By Siuchninski, Mateusz and Szymon Kobylinski

Warsaw, Poland.: Ksiazka i Wiedza.. Very Good. 1967. Softcover. 4to - 26 x 20 cm.; 181 - (3) pp. An illustrated history of the Polish people originally published in serial form in the paper "Expressu Wieczornego" in 1966. Previous owner's dated name with an inscription on the half title page. Profusely ilustrated with many black and white drawings and sketches. The spine is a tad darkened and the front cover has a vertical crease. Otherwise clean and sound. .

$15.00

Warszawa Miedzywojenna
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Warszawa Miedzywojenna

By Kobielski, Dobroslaw

Warsaw, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Artystyczno Graficzne.. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1969. Hardcover. 8vo - 22.5 x 23.5 cm.; 185 - [3] pp. The text is in Polish. Gray cloth over boards with black lettering and illustration on the front board. A profusely illustrated book using period and archival photographs of Poland during the inter-war years, 1919 to 1939. The paper used is a coated stock allowing for superior reproduction. The book shows very mild wear to the externals. One gathering or signature of 4 leaves is sitting proud on the fore edge. Otherwise the book is clean and tight. The dust jacket is quite worn on the head edge and the spine tips with a largish chip at the lower spine. .

$50.00

Poland Military Medals, Decorations and Insignia, 1943-1975, An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors
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Poland Military Medals, Decorations and Insignia, 1943-1975, An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors

By Kozlowski, Martin

Toronto, Ontario.. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. 0929757130 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 60 pp. Saddle stapled booklet. Published by author. Kozlowski served in World War II and has collected militia since. Some soiling and sticker residue on front cover, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. .

$18.00

Poland Military Medals and Decorations, 1638-1940, A Collector's Guide
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Poland Military Medals and Decorations, 1638-1940, A Collector's Guide

By Kozlowski, Martin

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 88 pp. Center stapled booklet. Published by author. Kozlowski served in World War II and has collected militia since. Some soiling and sticker residue on front cover, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. .

$18.00

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