Jan Zahradnicek: The Sign of Power and Other Poems
Thomas Bourke, Melbourne, 1980. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Illustrator: Petr Herel. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Very minor bump to crown. Minor foxing. Minor browning to page extremities. 21cm x 14cm. [x], 50 pages, 7 colour plates. Red leather, gilt lettering to upper board, no jacket One of the few English translations of Czech poet Jan Zahradnicek (1905-1960). As a Catholic he was imprisoned after the communist coup in 1948 and spent the vast remainder of his life in jail before being granted medical amnesty shortly before his death. He was later declared innocent of all crimes. Translated by Thomas Bourke and Josef Horny. Illustrator: Petr Herel. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: .2 kilos. ISBN: No ISBN. Inventory No: 0011876.
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