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  • Anderman, Janusz.
    THE EDGE OF THE WORLD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    London: Reader's International, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Preface by Jerzy Pilch. Translated by Nina Taylor. Stories of Warsaw's changing world, since the clampdown on Solidarity and the coming of martial law in Poland. ISBN: 0-930523-490.

    Condition: Very good+ in like dust jacket - toning to the pages, as is often found in this publisher's books.

    Book ID: 19842
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  • THE COLDEST WINTER: A Stringer in Liberated Europe. by Fox, Paula.
    Fox, Paula.
    THE COLDEST WINTER: A Stringer in Liberated Europe.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2005) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second memoir by this award-winning author, focused on the very beginning of her career - "In 1946, Paula Fox walked up the gangplank of a partly reconverted Liberty with the classic American hope of finding experience in Europe. She was twenty-two years old, and would spend the next year moving among the ruins of London, Warsaw, Paris, Prague, Madrid, and other cities as a stringer for a small British news service - including a stint in bombed-out Warsaw in the midst of the Communist election takeovers, and nights spent in apartments here and there with distant relatives, friends of friends, and in shabby pensions with little heat." Illustrated with photographs. 133 pp. ISBN: 0-805078061.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85741
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  • THE WALL. by Hersey, John.
    Hersey, John.
    THE WALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. dj. Hardcover first edition - An important novel by Hersey about the Warsaw ghetto during World War II: "On the surface 'The Wall' is the story of the systematic piecemeal extermination of the Jews of the Warsaw ghetto, and of the heroic resistance of defenseless men and women against the full brute force of the Germans. But the real story is the growth in spirit of a group of friends, so that they emerge undismayed and triumphant in the face of physical annihilation." Striking dustjacket design by George Salter. 632 pp.

    Condition: Very good in embossed green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine in a fair only dust jacket (significant edgewear to the dj, with several small chips, rubbing to the folds, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 80116
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  • SHOSHA. by Singer, Isaac Bashevis.
    Singer, Isaac Bashevis.
    SHOSHA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in Warsaw. Poland, in the 1930's, during the years of Hitler's rise to power. 277 pp. ISBN: 0-374-263361.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. (short closed tear on upper edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 45911
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