Piesni zalobne getta. [Ghetto Dirges.]. Izabela Gelbard, Por[ucznik]. Czajka, Szwarc or Schwarz, Izabella Stachowicz.
Piesni zalobne getta. [Ghetto Dirges.]
Piesni zalobne getta. [Ghetto Dirges.]
Presentation copy of poems by an escapee of the Warsaw ghetto

Piesni zalobne getta. [Ghetto Dirges.]

[Katowice]: [Julian Wyderka, Odbito w Drukarni Wojewódzkiej, Katowice], 1946. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers. 58, (6) p. and a fly errata-leaf, and photographic frontispiece. Paper yellowed due to aging. Front cover with light brown stains. Inside clean. Overall in fine condition.

First edition of this collection of poems, “Ghetto Dirges” written by an escapee survivor of the Warsaw ghetto.

First book of poems by Izabella Stachowicz (1893–1969) the Polish-Jewish writer, whose adventurous life curves from the literary and artistic avant-garde circles of Warsaw through the Warsaw ghetto to the Armia Ludowa, the partisan force of the communist Polish Worker’s Party, to end up as a lieutenant of the Milicja Obywatelska, the Soviet-controlled paramilitary organization in Poland.


Price: €800.00