Kraków: Wydawnictwo Artystyczno-Graficzne, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. Oblong Octavo. Unpaginated. Original tan cloth with blind-stamped illustration and black lettering on cover. Graphic design by Maria Englisch. Text by Seweryna Szmaglewska, a Polish writer focusing on her wartime experiences initially but later became a successful writer of adolescents.
Illustrated with sixty-four mostly full page stirring artistic renderings of Auschwitz impressions with captions. Includes drawings, paintings, sculptures and graphic designs by concentration camp survivors Mieczyslaw Berman, Syrena Obozowa, Ksawery Dunikowski, Teresa Stankiewicz, Mieczyslaw Koscielniak, Maria Hiszpanska-Neuman, Budowa Ogrozenia, Hanna Raynoch, Julian Studnicki, Stanislaw Lipski, Mieczlaw Watorski, Janina Tollik, Jerzy Tymcik, Adam Branhuber and others. Photographs of the artwork were taken by Stanislaw Mucha, Andrzej Piotrowski and Daniel Zawadzki. Contains a list of artwork in Polish and French at rear. Text in Polish. Binding with very light wear and rubbed. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Some light foxing to inside covers. Interior in very good condition. Goo to very good condition. Item #49595