Lublin: K. U. L., 1947. First edition. Softcover. Large octavo. 46, pp. Original printed wrappers.
Written by Władysław Kuraszkiewicz (1905-1997), a renown Polish linguist who was interned at Auschwitz during the Nazi-occupation of Poland, this rare and unusual work relates to the linguistic dehumanization of concentration camp inmates.
"Język polski w obozie koncentracyjnym" contains numerous examples of Polish terms and slang specially created and used between inmates during the tragic and exceptional circumstances which they endured.
Wrappers sunned and partly foxed along edges. Text in Polish. Wrappers in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #40893