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Na Skrzydlach Huraganu by  Stanislaw Karpinski - Hardcover - 1976 - from Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

Na Skrzydlach Huraganu

by Karpinski, Stanislaw

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


London, UK: Veritas Foundation Publication Centre.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. Hardcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; A four volume memoir published in two volumes, so Volume 1 has Tom I i II, Volume 2 has Tom III i IV. Text is in Polish. Vol. I, 651 pp.; Vol. II, 477. Karpinski (1891-1982) was a General in the Polish Air Force and a pilot in World Wars I and II. Illustrations, index. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Some soiling and edgewear on boards, minor soiling on textblock edges, a Biblioteka Polska subscription bookplate in each volume on verso of half-title page; text pages clean, bindings sturdy. Dust jackets lightly soiled with some edgewear. .
Multi-volume Set


  • Bookseller: Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 29451
  • Title: Na Skrzydlach Huraganu
  • Author: Karpinski, Stanislaw
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Veritas Foundation Publication Centre.
  • Place: London, UK
  • Date published: 1976
  • Keywords: Poland; Polish; History; World War I;, World War II; Aircraft; Pilots; Memoir;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poland - WW II;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / Europe / Eastern;

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