Paris: Comité International de Mauthausen/ Cliché Amicale de Mauthausen, ca. 1945. First edition. Softcover. Oblong 48mo.  + 25 postcards. Illustrated red, white and black stiff wrappers, with black and white lettering on the front and back covers. This scarce publication is a collection of 25 b/w photo-illustrated postcards, depicting and documenting Nazi atrocities committed at the Mauthuasen concentration camp. Some of the photos were taken during the liberation of the camp in during its liberation in May 1945, and many before that time.
Each postcard measures approximately 4x6" and is printed on heavy cardstock. The cover illustration is by French artist Bernard Aldebert (Jean Bernard-Aldebert, 1909-1974), here misspelled, who himself was a prisoner at Mauthausen during the war. The initial 4 pages contain text discussing the prisoner statistics for the camp in French and German. Additionally, each postcard contains bilingual text captions on the back. The interior front wrapper has a color illustration examining the clothing, badges, and tags worn by prisoners of the camp.
Text in French and German.
Wrappers with some minor faint water spots, and some light rubbing and chipping to extremities. There is some vertical creasing towards the left side of the front cover. Wrappers in very good-, interior in near fine condition overall. Protected by modern mylar. Quite scarce. vg- to near fine. Item #44635