Koscielniak, Mieczyslaw; Smolen, Kazimierz

Published by Oswiecim (Auschwitz) ; Wydawn. Panstwowego Muzeum W Oswiecimiu, 1961
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Original stiff wrappers. 16mo. XXII, 40 pages. 17 cm. First edition. In Polish; with parallel text in Polish, English, French, German, and Russian. "Catalog of art work of Mieczyslaw Koscielnaka. " This small art catalog is a collection of 14 fold out and 7 full page illustrations depicting the daily routine of Auschwitz prisoners in forced labor gangs: "The images belonging to the cycle An Inmate s Day represent the life of thousands of inmates, the fate and suffering of many a man. They represent silhouettes in full motion, hands of hangmen remaining suspended just over the bodies of inmate-men or women, a sheet-metal ladle moving in a kettle with soup, an inmate falling, a rocking gong all this is not merely finely illustrating the life in the camps, but it seems to be its sound supplement, a supplement almost audible. " (from the English preface) Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration camps - Poland. Concentration camps - In art. Koscielniak, Mieczyslaw, 1912-1993 - Pictorial works. Auschwitz (Concentration camp) - Pictorial works. OCLC lists 18 copies worldwide . Light ageing and wear to covers and endpages, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (HOLO2-99-43) HOLO7, EE2, ART2. (JA) order more online. Bookseller Inventory # 30221

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Publisher: Oswiecim (Auschwitz) ; Wydawn. Panstwowego Muzeum W Oswiecimiu

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Paperback

Edition: 1st Edition

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