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Ukrainian DP Journal

Orlyk: misiachnyk kul'tury i suspil'noho zhyttia [Orlyk: a cultural and social review]. Vol. II, nos. 1–12 (1947); vol. III, nos. 1–4 (1948).

Berchtesgaden: Orlyk, 1947. Quartos (29 × 21 cm). Original decorative wrappers; 32 to 36 pp. per issue. With occasional illustrations in the text. Light wear to wrappers; occasional private owner annotations, mostly of Granovsky, and "duplicate" stamps; overall about very good.

Set of two complete yearly runs of this Ukrainian monthly published in the eponymous camp for Displaced Persons (DP) in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, which was one of the larger DP camps in post-war West Germany, housing over two thousand refugees.

Publication began in 1946 and ended in 1948, with only four issues were published in the third and final year. The issues contain cultural and social reviews in the aftermath of World War II, including reviews of new Ukrainian writing, polemics with other DP organizations, and articles about Ukrainian history and nation-building, by authors including O. Kobets', Vasyl' Kosarenko-Kosarevych, O. Zalizniak, Hr. Shevchuk, S. Kosar, O. Teliha, Iu. Boiko, P. Horobenko, D. Kyryl'chuk, K. Hryden', and many others.

Several issues from the library of noted Ukrainian bibliophile and collector A. A. Granovsky.

Not in Luczkiw. KVK, OCLC show several holdings of scattered issues.

Book ID: 52213

Price: $1,500.00