Albany, New York: Sigma Press.. Good+. 1976. Softcover. 4to - 25 x 18 cm.; 112 pp. Text is in Polish. Printed and designed by Stanislaw Piaskowski in his private typographic studio, one of 200 copies. The title of this is taken from the 1930 Polish movie, in English called The Starry Squadron, which takes place during the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-1921. All copies of the film were destroyed during the Soviet occupation of Poland after WWII. Among the topics this book covers is the Tadeusza Kociuszko Squadron (Polish 7th Air Escadrille), unit of Polish Air Force during the Polish-Soviet War and the Polski Dywizjon 303 im. Tadeusza Kosciuszki, Royal Air Force. Lots of photos, listing of personnel, drawings of airplanes in a section entitled Sprzet Eskadry od 1918 do 1946 roku. Paper wraps soiled, 2 cm. tear on lower spine, former owner's name sticker on half-title page; otherwise, binding sturdy, text pages clean. .
London, UK.: Nakladem Katolickiego Osrodka Wydawniczego Veritas.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1962. Hardcover. 12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 281 pp. Text is in Polish. Tom XLI Serii Czerwonej "Biblioteki Polskiej". A biography of Helena Modjeska Modrejewska (1840-1909), a Polish actress who specialized in tragic roles and the works of Shakespeare and worked, not only in Poland, but in the United States and England. Photos. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Minor soiling on boards and on a few pages, a white sticker on front free-endpaper; binding sturdy. Dust jacket lightly soiled with chipping on edges, some of which habe been previously repaired with tape. .
Warsaw, Poland.: Editions Spotkania.. Good. 1990. Softcover. 8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 462 pp. The text is in Polish. Black and white frontis photograph circa 1941. Illustrated with an 8 page section of black and white photographs. Ten page index of names - "Skorowidz Nazwisk". The covers show moderate wear to the corners and edges and the text block edges are a tad darkened. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. .
London, UK.: J. Rolls Book Co. Ltd.. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. Hardcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; viii - 123 pp. No copyright date, author's introduction dated March, 1945. The Lublin Committee was the provisional government established under the auspices of the Soviet Union for Poland in 1944, more formally called the Polish Committee of National Liberation (Polski Komitet Wyzwolenia Narodowego). Four pages of black and white photographs of the leadership. Red cloth-covered boards with black lettering on front and spine. A clean and tight copy. Dust jacket is blue with red lettering, moderate edge wear and the spine is darkened. .
London, UK.: Zarzad Zrzeszenia Kol Oddzialowych Broni Pancernej.. Very Good. 1971. Softcover. 8vo - 23.5 x 16.5 cm.; 606 pp. The text is in Polish. Bright yellow wraps with black lettering on the spine and the front cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs, reproductions and drawings. Signed by the author and dated (London, Jan 25, 1977) along with a lengthy inscription on the very first preliminary page, a blank one. The covers show mild wear and most of that to the spine head. Several reading creases in the spine though not severe.; Signed by Author .
Poznan, Poland.: Instytut Zachodni.. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1959. Hardcover. 8vo - 20.5 x 14.5 cm.; 267 pp. Gray cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Four folding maps tipped in, one 3 panel map facing page 144, "Inflow of Population in the Recovered Territories", 3 more tipped in at the back; "The Administrative Map" - 6 panel, "An Economic Map" - 6 panel, "The Increase and Decrease of Population from 1870 to 1930" - 6 panel. Errata slip tipped on recto of the back free end paper. The book shows very light wear to the externals and is otherwise clean and tight. The dust jacket is missing a chunk from the top of the spine, the head edge is worn and there is general and light soiling present. .
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. .
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 .
Toronto, Ontario.: Glosu Polskiego.. Very Good+. 1978. Softcover. 8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 93 pp. The text is in Polish with the title translating as "To the Land of the Rising Sun". 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. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs one of which is a frontis photograph of the author and a one page map of the flight path. 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 .
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. .
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 .
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 .
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. .
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. .
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. .
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. .
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. .
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. .
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. .
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. .