Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Bevrijd uit de NAZI-HEL! (Freed from Nazi Hell)

Antwerpen: ABC WEEKBLAD, 1945. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. 16pp. Original photo-illustrated brown wraps with dark brown and white lettering on cover. Volume 14, No. 23; 6th of May 1945. Profusely illustrated with sepia-toned reproductions of photographs throughout.

Contains a two page contribution on the Dutch textile industry compared to the British situation, specifically how the postwar development is tackled in England with calls for optimism and patience for the Dutch situation. Two pages on the desert of Ataca in Northern Chile. The contribution entitled "In the land of degeneration" shows the devastation of W.W.II., concentration camps, bombed industrial plants and cities. Contains a review of the film "Oriental Faces," and various other articles on daily life including one showing loving couples headlined "So, enjoy one of our liberators."

The pamphlet includes literary contributions, e.g. by L. Laureyssens on a small Polish village near the border between Germany and Russia during the war, the "song of the week," and a poem entitled "Soldier's Grave" by Remi de Cnodder, a Flemish writer and founder and collaborator of various magazine such as "Flanders" and "Filter." The last two pages are reserved for illustrated classified ads and the back cover shows cartoons. One of the first Dutch publications after the liberation of all of the Netherlands on May 5th, 1945. Text in Dutch. Light wear along edges, browned and some foxing on last leaf. Good to very good condition. Item #48193

Price: $150.00

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