A rare pioneering work on the Croatian contemporary art, printmaking and theatre scenography glorifying the artist Tomislav Krizman as the leading artist of the South Slavs on the eve of the birth of Yugoslavia. With a beautiful expressionist cover by a Dalmatian artist Jerolim Miše.
A scarce Croatian anti-Tito and anti-American book with 3 autobiographic articles describing a flight from Croatia, life in Allied DP camps, and exile to Argentina was written by a Croatian nationalistic fascistic politician Vjekoslav Vrančić, who served as a left hand to Ante Pavelić, and was a vice president of the Croatian so-called "government in exile" in Argentina.
A rare monumental series of 41 folding colour lithographs accompanying a Croatian poem Jama (The Pit), one of the most powerful WWII lyrics, written by Ivan-Goran Kovačić. This 1982 version of illustrations was made by Croatian academic artists Edo Murtić and Zlatko Prica, the authors of the first illustrated edition, printed by a Partisan underground press during WWII. Number 82 of…
[2nd Congress of the Antifascist Council of the Yugoslav Liberation] A rare Croatian WWII underground partisan pamphlet describes the 2nd Congress of the Antifascist Council of the Yugoslav Liberation (AVNOJ), the most important Partisan event during the war, where Tito was proclaimed Marshall. The date was later celebrated as the Day of the Republic. 8°, 72 pp., original…
The first edition of a rare and important booklet with poems by a famous Croatian poet Vladimir Nazor was published by an underground partisan press and dedicated to the youth, fighting for the resistance. 12°, 49 pp., , original wrappers with lettering, inserted errata (slightly age-toned, wrappers with light foxing, otherwise in a good condition).
A rare first edition of the travelogue from Zagreb to Istanbul by a prolific Croatian writer Adolfo Veber Tkalčević 8°, [4 pp.], 239 pp. with black and white illustrations, [5 pp.] index, 2 interleaved double-page views, folding map, contemporary marbled boards and black cloth cpine with lettering, original pink endpapers (old owner’s stamps on the inner sides of…
A travelogue to the Holy Land through Egypt by a Croatian professor Krsto Krile, published on the eve of WWI. 8°, XI, 231 pp., interleaved photographs, two folding plates, and three folding maps (Jerusalem, Croatia, the Holy Land), original boards with decoration and lettering, original cloth spine with lettering (hardly noticeable foxing, very light wear to the corners,…
One of the pioneering works on the Kazakh-Russian bilingualism and bilingual education. Small 4°. 19 pp., original wrappers with lettering (light staining, two old paper labels on the cover, title page with old Ottoman stamp and light scratches, sporadic old annotations, wrappers with tiny tears in margins and a small hole in the rear cover, otherwise in a good…
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