The Sign of Power and Other Poems


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    First Edition.

    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.

    Very minor bump to crown. Minor foxing. Minor browning to page extremities. Very Good Condition.

    $80.00 AUD

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    Jan Zahradnicek

    Melbourne: Thomas Bourke, 1980.
    First Edition.
    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.

    Very minor bump to crown. Minor foxing. Minor browning to page extremities. Very Good Condition. $80 AUD.
    Book#0011876

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