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Kowal Bozy
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Kowal Bozy

By Breton, O. E., O.M.I

Kanada: Wydawnictwo Ojcow Oblatow Prowincji Matki Bozej Wniebowzietej.. Very Good-. 1961. Softcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 219 pp. Approbations present. Text is in Polish. Biography of the saintly Polish missionary, Antoni (Anthony) Kowalczyk, to western Canada. Some photos. A clean, sturdy volume except for the red marker scribbles made by a child on the back cover and the last two pages of the book; does not affect the main text of this book. .

$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

Poland Military Medals and Decorations, 1939-1945, An Illustrated  Reference Guide for Collectors
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Poland Military Medals and Decorations, 1939-1945, An Illustrated Reference Guide for Collectors

By Kozlowski, Martin

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Very Good. 1980. Softcover. 0929757130 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 84 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

Zarys Historji Kosciola Katolickiego: Dla Szkol Parafialnych w Stanach  Ziednoczonych
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Zarys Historji Kosciola Katolickiego: Dla Szkol Parafialnych w Stanach Ziednoczonych

By Cyryla, S. M

Chicago, Illinois.: Nakladem SS. Felicjanek. (The Felicians).. Very Good with no dust jacket. (1930). Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 267 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering and decoration on the front baord only. First published in 1930, this is the second revised edition with supplements and no date given but known to be the early 1950's. Illustrated with black and white photographs and reproductions. A text book for Polish speaking American children in parochial schools covering the history of the Catholic Church. Cyryla is herself a Felician sister attached to the Felician community in Chicago. The externals show mild wear and light soiling while the interior is clean. The front hinge is a tad tender though the binding overall is solid. .

$30.00

Historia Polski. (Od Lecha do Lecha). Wydanie II uzupelnione
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Historia Polski. (Od Lecha do Lecha). Wydanie II uzupelnione

By Luczkiweicz, Maria and Barbara O'Driscoll

London, UK.: Polska Macierz Szkolna.. Near Fine. 1991. Softcover. 4to - 25.5 x 20 cm.; 88 pp. The text is in Polish. Glossy white card stock covers with black lettering and a red and white Poilish Eagle motif as a vertical bar on the front. First published in 1986, this is the second edition. A Polish history text written for elemantary school age children. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, line drawings and reproductions. Each section ends with a series of questions and/or activities for the student. Other than a trace of wear to the cover edges, the book appears to have been used very little if at all. .

$12.00

Od Genewy do Jalty, Rozmowy radiowe
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Od Genewy do Jalty, Rozmowy radiowe

By Raczynski, Edward and Tadeusz Zenczykowski

London, United Kingdom: Puls Publications.. Very Good. 1988. Softcover. 0907587364 . 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 131, (23) pp. Text is in Polish. Radio talks on Radio Free Europe between Raczynski (1891-1993), Polish diplomat, writer and President of Poland in Exile, and Zenczykowski, a Polish historian and journalist. Section of photographs. Light wear on card stock covers, previous owner's book plate on verso of front cover; text pages clean, binding sturdy. .

$20.00

Zlota Klamra
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Zlota Klamra

By Nowicki, Zygmunt

Toronto, Canada: Wykonano w Drukarni "Glosu Polskiego-Gazety Polskiej". Very Good-. 1963. Softcover. 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 197 pp. Text is in Polish. Photos. Card stock cover creased with light soiling, former owner's name on half-title page; text is otherwise clean, binding sturdy. .

$15.00

Dzieje Polski Porozbiorowe 1795-1921
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Dzieje Polski Porozbiorowe 1795-1921

By Kukiel, Marian

London, UK.: B. Swiderski. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 15 cm.; 663, (12) pp. Text is in Polish. Inscription by General Kukiel on page facing title page and dated 1965. Kukiel (1885-1972) was a Polish Major General and historian. Bibliography, index. Black cloth-covered boards with spine lettering. Boards have some edgewear, text block edge on bottom soiled; text is otherwise clean, binding sturdy. Dust jacket lightly soiled with chipping on edges and a 1.5 cm. section missing on spine. ; Signed by Author .

$95.00

W Strone Pysznej, Tatry, narty i ludzie
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W Strone Pysznej, Tatry, narty i ludzie

By Gentil-Tippenhauer, Wanda and Stanislaw Zielinski

Warsaw, Poland: Czytelnik.. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. 8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 274 pp. Text is in Polish. Richly illustrated with photos. Blue cloth-covered boards with darker blue spine lettering and decoration on front cover. Damage on bottom of spine which is faded and cloth stretched out of shape, some soiling to text block edges, former owner's name on half-title page; binding sturdy, text pages otherwise clean. Dust jacket is creased, torn with a chunk of the spine gone. .

$25.00

Listy (1840-1889)
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Listy (1840-1889)

By Chalubinski, Tytus

Wroclaw, Poland: Zaklad Narodowy Imienia Ossolinskich.. Very Good. 1970. Hardcover. 8vo - 24 x 16.5 cm; 303 pp. Text is in Polish. Opracowala Aniela Szwejcerowa. Collected letters of Dr. Chalubinski (1820-1889), a Warsaw physician who established a tuberculosis sanatorium in Zakopane in the Tatra Mountains. He was also a co-founder of the Polish Tatra Society (Towarzystwa Tatrzanskiego). Lots of photos, fold-out genealogical chart (Tablica Genealogiczna) and a map (Mapa Tatr), chronology of the doctor's life (Kalendarz Zycia Tytusa Chalunbinskiego), indices, bibliography. Cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Light soiling on cover and text block edges, former owner's inscription on front free endpaper, edges of genealogical table creased; text pages otherwise clean and binding sturdy. .

$55.00

Czarne Koszule w Tiranie
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Czarne Koszule w Tiranie

By Bernas, Franciszek

Warsaw, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowei.. Very Good. 1984. Softcover. 8311071322 . 24mo - 14 x 10 cm.; 167 pp. The text is in Polish. Pale green wraps with black lettering and art work on the front. Minor soiling and wear to the covers, else clean and tight. .

$4.50

The Foreign Policy of the Polish People's Republic: Sketches from  Thirty Years of History
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The Foreign Policy of the Polish People's Republic: Sketches from Thirty Years of History

By Rakowski, Mieczyslaw F

Warsaw, Poland.: Interpress.. Very Good+. 1975. Softcover. 12mo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 210 - [2] pp. The text is in English. A perspective of Polish history from a Communist point of view. Errata slip tipped in on the inside of the back cover. By the way, there is no index and the table of contents is decidedly skimpy and poorly done. The book has some mild edge wear to the covers, otherwise it is clean and tight. .

$8.00

Labirynt Wojny Polnocnej, 1700-1706
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Labirynt Wojny Polnocnej, 1700-1706

By Krolikowski, Bohdan

Warsaw, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. (1971). Hardcover. 16mo - 14 x 10 cm.; 161 - [3] pp. The text is in Polish. Pictorial paper over thin and rigid boards. Minor shelf wear to the cover edges. Otherwise, very clean and tight. .

$5.00

General Ludwik Mieroslawski, 1814-1878
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General Ludwik Mieroslawski, 1814-1878

By Chmiel, Lech

Warsaw, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1975. Hardcover. 16mo - 14 x 10 cm.; 182 - [2] pp. The text is in Polish. Pictorial paper over thin and rigid boards. Minor shelf wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name stamped on the title page. Otherwise, very clean and tight. .

$5.00

Polacy W Bitwie O Narwik, 1940
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Polacy W Bitwie O Narwik, 1940

By Meysztowicz, Jan

Warsaw, Poland.: Wydawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. 16mo - 15 x 10 cm.; 151 - [5] pp. The text is in Polish. Pictorial paper over thin and rigid boards. Minor shelf wear to the cover edges, previous owner's name stamped on the title page. Otherwise, very clean and tight. .

$5.00

Neoklasycyzm w Muzyce Polskiej XX Wieku
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Neoklasycyzm w Muzyce Polskiej XX Wieku

By Helman, Zofia

Krakow, Poland: Polskie Wydawnictwa Muzyczne.. Very Good. 1985. Softcover. 8322402643 . 8vo - 23 x 16.5 cm.; 251 pp. Text is in Polish. Muzyka polska w dokumentacj ach i interpretacjach. Footnotes, bibliography, index. Inscribed by Helman on half-title page. Some wear on card stock covers; binding sturdy, text pages clean. ; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Wspomnienia Stulatka
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Wspomnienia Stulatka

By Wolak, Jakub. (with Leszek Mech)

Toronto, Ontario.: Ominor Publishing.. Near Fine. 1999. First Edition. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 255 - [1] pp. The text is in Polish. Photographic wraps. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Inscribed and dated by Jakub's wife, Teresa, on the first page. .

$20.00

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