The first Slovenian translation of the first-hand account report on the WWII Pankrác Prison in Prague, by a Czech journalist Julius Fučík, was published in 1947. The original manuscript was written on pieces of cigarette paper and smuggled out from the prison.
A very rare Zaragoza imprint covering events across Europe during the late spring and early summer of 1661, focussing on the Ottoman takeover of Transylvania, the Venetian-Ottoman conflict in both Dalmatia and Crete, as well as the renewal of the Anglo-Portuguese Alliance that would ultimately secure Lisbon’s long-term independence from Madrid.
A book on the Hope for Israel, in a highly decorative 19th century half calf binding, is a reprint of a text by a first Hebrew Printer in Amsterdam, Menasseh ben Israel, and was in the year of first wave of modern Jewish migration to Ottoman-ruled Palestine.
A first edition of a novel Zeyno’s Son by a famous Ottoman / Turkish female author Halide Edib Adıvar 8°. 411 pp., 13-16 pp., original grey wrappers with lettering, contemporary black linen binding with debossed and gilt lettering and decoration, old taxation stamp on the title page (binding slightly bumped, small cracks on the spine, small tears in…