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Josef Škvorecký: Wyjątki z autosztambucha [Josef Škvorecký: Excerpts]. (Along top of wrapper: Solidarność Polsko-Czechosłowacka. Kolekcja Literatury Czeskiej i Słowackiej).

Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Pomost, 1989. Octavo (19.5 × 14 cm). Original illustrated light-blue wrappers; 288, [2] leaves mimeographed to rectos and versos. Light soil to wrappers, else very good.

A volume of essays, stories, and excerpts from longer works by the Czech-Canadian dissident writer Josef Škvorecký (1924–2012). After the events of Prague Spring in 1968 he fled to Canada. Along with his wife Zdena Salivarova he co-founded the publishing house Sixty-Eight Publishers in Toronto, which published and promoted dissident Czech and Slovak writers abroad.

As of July 2021, KVK, OCLC show two copies in North America.

Book ID: 51469

Price: $250.00