Warsawa: Czytelnik, 1957. Cover design and text illustrations by Jan Mlodozeniec. First Polish edition. In publisher’s printed wrappers with the illustrated dust jacket. 267, (1) p. Dust jacket very slightly chipped and tanned on the spine due to acidic paper. Minor damage to the spine at the head. Overall in fine condition.
First Polish edition of John Steinbeck’s (1902–1968) early novel, Tortilla Flat. The book includes several full page and half page text illustrations by the Polish graphic designer, Jan Mlodozenie (1929–2000), one of the most prominent members of the Polish School of Posters whose works are held in the collection of such museums as the Museum of Modern Art in New York.