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Profiles of A Lost World; Memoirs of East European Jewish Life Before World War II

Profiles of A Lost World; Memoirs of East European Jewish Life Before World War II

by [EASTERN EUROPE] ABRAMOWICZ, Hirsz

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1999
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Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo. 23.5cm. Publisher's original charcoal cloth titled in gilt to spine. Dustjacket. 386pp. A fine copy, with a review slip from the publisher laid in at the rear. Internally clean. First publihsed in Yiddish in 1958, this translated and expanded edition was produced in co-operation with the YIVO Institute for Jewish… Read more about this item
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Songs of Autumn

Songs of Autumn

by GEDA, Sigitas; Jonas Zdanys, transl

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1979
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Pittsburgh: Slow Loris Press, 1979. First Edition. First printing. Trade issue. Octavo; textured, printed card wrappers; 29pp. Publisher's prospectus laid in. A Fine, apparently unread copy. Poems translated from the Lithuanian. Geda, who died in 2008, was one of Lithuania's most prolific 20th century poets as well as a leading spokesman for Lithuanian independence. There was a simultaneous limited… Read more about this item
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Karel apek, Life and Work

Karel apek, Life and Work

by [ APEK] KLIMA, Ivan; Norma Comrada, transl

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2002
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North Haven, CT: Catbird Press, 2002. First American Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 224p. Fine. In original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $24 on front flap), Fine.
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Ferdydurke

Ferdydurke

by GOMBROWICZ, Witold; Eric Mosbacher, transl

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1961
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1961. First American. and First Edition in English. First printing. Octavo (21cm). Turquoise cloth, titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 272pp. A tight, straight copy, just about Fine. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $4.95 on front flap); lightly rubbed at extremities and with a few spots of foxing to lighter portions,… Read more about this item
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The Diary of General Grow as exposed by Major Richard Squires. With photographs of the original diary

The Diary of General Grow as exposed by Major Richard Squires. With photographs of the original diary

by [GROW, Robert W.] SQUIRES, Richard (Maj.); Albert E. Kahn, introd

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1952
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New York: The Hour Publishers, 1952. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial card wrappers; 16pp. Mild external soil; Very Good or better. Exposé of one of the major intelligence leaks of the early Cold War, which resulted when Major General Robert W. Grow, at this time the Military Attaché to the U.S. Embassy at Moscow, allowed his… Read more about this item
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Sborník Písní. V nováno eskoslovenskym dobrovolníkum [=Anthology dedicated to the Czecho-slovak volunters]

Sborník Písní. V nováno eskoslovenskym dobrovolníkum [=Anthology dedicated to the Czecho-slovak volunters]

by [NÁKLADEM NÁRODNE SOCIALNÍ BESEDY J.V. FRI ] [WW1]

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Chicago: Nakladem Narodne Socialni Besedy J.V. Fri [National Socialist Educational Club J. V. Fric] / Jaroslav T. Tittelbaum, N.d. (ca 1916). 16mo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed thick-paper wrappers; 32pp. Slight toning and wear; Very Good. Jaroslave V. Tittelbaum listed as agent on rear wrapper. Collection of patriotic songs honoring the Czechoslovak Legion in the First World War.Text entirely… Read more about this item
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Unter dem Banner des Marxismus [vol. VIII nos 1-6]

Unter dem Banner des Marxismus [vol. VIII nos 1-6]

by [MARXISM]

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1934
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Moscow: Verlagsgenossenschaft Ausländerischer Arbeiter in der UdSSR, 1934. First Edition. Tall octavo (25cm). Four issues bound in taupe library buckram, titled in gilt; original card wrappers bound in; 617,[1]pp; publisher's ads at rear of each issue. Text in German. Sound and clean, with slight rubbing to corners: Very Good or better. German-language issues of the Soviet theoretical… Read more about this item
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Arménsko múzeum pod šírym nebom [Armenia: Museum on the Open Air]

Arménsko múzeum pod šírym nebom [Armenia: Museum on the Open Air]

by [ARMENIA] VSKO IL, Kamil (photographs); Ludmila Motalová and Milan Piovar i, text

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1976
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Yerevan: Pallas, 1976. First Edition. Quarto. Tan cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 131,(2)pp; chiefly illus. Prospectus laid in. Fine copy in slightly edgeworn jacket, still Very Good or better. Photographic survey of the smallest Soviet republic. Text entirely in Armenian, though the Prospectus includes an introduction in four languages including English.
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Three large-format photographs documenting a gathering of the Hrvatski Sokol [Croatian Club] of San Francisco, 1922
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Three large-format photographs documenting a gathering of the Hrvatski Sokol [Croatian Club] of San Francisco, 1922

by [CROATIAN-AMERICANS - CALIFORNIA] TORNICH, P.P. (photographer)

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[San Francisco: P.P. Tornich, ca 1922]. Three vintage silver-gelatin prints, approx. 7-1/2" x 9-1/2" (one slightly smaller) on commercial mounts, ca 11" x 14." The prints show mild surface wear but are clean and retain excellent contrast; moderate soiling to mounts; Near Fine. One mount printed with the photographer's address (110 Congo Street, San Francisco) at lower right; one… Read more about this item
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The Jews of Warsaw 1939-1943: Ghetto, Underground, Revolt

The Jews of Warsaw 1939-1943: Ghetto, Underground, Revolt

by GUTMAN, Yisrael; Ina Friedman, transl

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1982
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982. First English Language Edition. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; xx,487pp; illus. Translated from the the Hebrew by Ina Friedman. Neat ownership signature to front free endpaper, else a tight, clean, unmarked copy in a lightly worn dustwrapper; Near Fine.
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Georgia: a Political History Since Independence

Georgia: a Political History Since Independence

by JONES, Stephen

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2013
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London: I.B. Tauris, 2013. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 376pp. Fine in jacket; inscribed "To Roberto," dated 2013.
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Yugoslavia at Cross Roads. A Marxist Analysis of the Tito-Stalin Conflict

Yugoslavia at Cross Roads. A Marxist Analysis of the Tito-Stalin Conflict

by KURUP, C.P.D.

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Bombay: The Modren [sic] India Publications / Navrashtra Press, N.d. [ca 1948]. Edition and printing not stated. 12mo (15cm). Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial paper wrappers; 36pp. Mild external wear; text paper toned but not brittle; Very Good. Institutional de-accession stamp at base of final leaf (no other institutional markings). Anti-Stalin analysis of the Eastern European political situation post-WW2, issued by… Read more about this item
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Rowboat to Prague

Rowboat to Prague

by LEVY, Alan

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1972
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New York: Grossman Publishers, 1972. First Edition. First printing. Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 531pp. Near Fine in lightly toned and edgeworn jacket, VG+. Day-by-day account, by an American journalist, of the 1968 Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia.
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Problemes Actuels du Mouvement Syndical International

Problemes Actuels du Mouvement Syndical International

by VUKMANOVI -TEMPO, Svetozar

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1962
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Belgrade: Syndicats Yougoslaves, 1962. 12mo. Staple-bound printed card wrappers; 87pp. Near Fine, with a hint of rubbing to wrappers. Yugoslavian Communist Party pamphlet. Text entirely in French.
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Trade Unionists Report on Poland

Trade Unionists Report on Poland

by CRONE, F.A. and Harry Knight

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[1947]
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London: The British-Polish Society, [1947]. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed self-wrappers, 8pp. Text paper age-toned, else Very Good. Statements by two British trade unionists on the state of post-war Polish labor, reported from the 1947 Congress of Technicians, Katowice.
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The International Situation. Speech delivered at the Informatory Conference of representatives of a number of Communist Parties held in Poland in the latter part of September 1947

The International Situation. Speech delivered at the Informatory Conference of representatives of a number of Communist Parties held in Poland in the latter part of September 1947

by ZHDANOV, A.

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1947
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Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1947. First Edition. 12mo (19cm). Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed card wrappers; 47pp. Clean and unmarked; brief pencil date to cover, else Near Fine.
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Poland 1976: State Capitalism in Crisis

Poland 1976: State Capitalism in Crisis

by ALLEN, Bruce

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1979
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Edmonton: Black Cat Press, 1979. Octavo (21cm). Pictorial staple-bound wrappers; 12pp. Near Fine, with old price sticker affixed to front wrapper. On the June, 1976 Protests in Poland, interpreted here as a model for "anti-authoritarian revolutionaries everywhere.
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The Life and Work of S.M. Dubnov. Diaspora, Nationalism, and Jewish History

The Life and Work of S.M. Dubnov. Diaspora, Nationalism, and Jewish History

by ERLICH, Sophie Dubnov (Judith Vowles, transl; Jeffrey Shandler, ed)

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1991
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991. First English Language Edition. Octavo (23cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; x,284pp. Fine, unmarked and apparently unread copy in unworn dustwrapper; appears new. First English-language edition; the work was originally published in Russian in 1950.
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A Concise History of Poland

A Concise History of Poland

by LUKOWSKI, Jerzy and Hubert Zawadzki

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2001
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Octavo. Pictorial paper covered boards; xvii, 317pp. Minor foxing to top edge of textblock, trivial shelf wear to boards, else a tight, clean, new-appearing copy. Fine. In publisher's series "Cambridge Concise Histories.
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Workshop of Liberty

Workshop of Liberty" [University of Chicago Round Table, no. 847, July 4, 1954]

by BOBRINSKOY, George et al.

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1954
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Chicago: University of Chicago, 1954. First Edition. Small octavo (19.5cm.); publisher's green pictorial staplebound wrappers printed in blue; 15pp. Ex-Yakima Valley Junior College with their usual markings, extremities a bit worn, upper cover toned to grey; Good to Very Good overall. Transcript of an NBC radio discussion on the history of immigration in America by George Bobrinskoy, Peter Hryhorowycz,… Read more about this item
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