Folwark zwierzecy. Z angielskiego tlumaczyla Teresa Jelenska. George Orwell.
Folwark zwierzecy. Z angielskiego tlumaczyla Teresa Jelenska.
First Polish Edition of Orwell's Animal Farm

Folwark zwierzecy. Z angielskiego tlumaczyla Teresa Jelenska.

Londyn [London]: Wydawnictwo Swiatowego Zwiazku Polakow z Zagranicy [Swiatpol] (Printed by F. C. Charters, Ltd.), 1947. With four illustrated plates. Cover and illustrations by Wojciech Jastrzebowski. First Polish edition. Emigré edition. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers, printed in green and black. Stapled. 94, (2) p., and 4 illustrated plates. Staples rusted, the cover and the first and last leaves are marked. Humble ownership vignette to the inner rear panel. Otherwise a clean and firm copy. Overall in fine condition.

The first Polish edition of George Orwell’s 1945 masterpiece, the Animal Farm.

Published by the League of Poles Abroad, and translated by Teresa Jelenska a Polish émigré who translated several of Orwell texts into Polish. Her correspondence with Orwell has been recently uncovered in a Paris archive and proves Orwell’s assistance in the accurate translation.

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Price: €1,500.00

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