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Mimeographed Polish Opposition Samizdat

Dodatek ilustrowany Szlaban [Illustrated supplement "Boom barrier"], no. 1 (1978).

[Warsaw: self-published, 1978]. Printed by Wolna Wałkowo-Walcowa Drukarnia Polowa im. J. P. Quarto (29.3 × 21 cm). Single leaf, printed to recto and verso, with three caricatures and handwritten text mimeographed; verso with mimeographed typescript. Light wear to right margin, with some fraying; upper corner creased and frayed; still good or better.

Illustrated supplement to "Biuletyn Informacyjny: aktualności z życia publicznego" (Newsletter: news of public life), both published by the Committee for Social Self-Defense (KSS KOR). The latter was a civil society opposition organization active in communist Poland, which grew out of the Workers' Defense Committee and ultimately paved the way to the Solidarity movement of the early 1980s. Signed by four editors: Anka Kowalska, Joanna Szczęsna, Seweryn Blumsztajn, Eugeniusz Kloc.

Rare, like all Polish samizdats published prior to 1980.

As of February 2023, KVK, OCLC only show the holdings at Wrocław and Gdańsk.

Book ID: 52696

Price: $250.00