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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

Giewontowy Hufiec. Opowiadanie Z R 1845
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Giewontowy Hufiec. Opowiadanie Z R 1845

By Kropiwnicka, Cecylja

Warsaw, Poland.: Naklad Ksiegarni Sw Wojciecha.. Near Fine. 2006. Softcover. 16mo - 16.5 x 11.5 cm.; 81 - (3) pp. The text is in Polish. "Biblijoteka Gminna w Chocholowie". Stiff white wraps with brown lettering and art work. A reprint of the 1846 (?) edition. Previous owner's name on the head margin of the title page and stamped on the verso of the title page and, with a different stamp, on the tail margin of page 81. Otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. .

$4.00

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

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

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