Two volumes in one, 8vo, pp. [ii], 201, ; [ii], 191, , titles illustrated (see below), with 8 portraits in the text; beginning and end of the volume a little brown-spotted, cut close at upper margins (last leaf of year one with cut away page numeral, titles a little cropped at head), repaired tear to p. 95 in volume I, Czech stamp on p. 156 in volume II; in recent Polish cloth; spine lettered in gilt; pseudonyms and abbreviations of the authors’ names noted in pencil.
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The first two complete years (eight consecutive issues) of the very rare quarterly magazine of the PPS, the largest Socialist Party of Poland, lead by Piłsudski. Altogether 19 issues appeared up to 1904. The annual titles, which are apparently not always present were designed by Teofil Terlecki (1870-1902). Earlier he had worked for the Munich periodical Jugend, from which the German word for art nouveau (Jugendstil) is derived. Later he designed numerous exile publications of the PPS.
Bound in at the end is one leaf of statutes of the PPS, printed in London and one appeal to the party members, dated Warsaw, 1900.
Żanna Kormanowa, Materiały do bibliografii druków socjalistycznych, p. 79 (not listing issues 2 and 3); see Józef Kozłowski, Proletariacka Młoda Polska, p. 75 for an illustration of Terlecki’s design of the titles); we were able to locate issues 4 and 5 of 1902 at Stanford, issue 18 at the Sorbonne in Paris, 18 issues at the International Institute for Social History in Amsterdam and the complete run in the British Library (with wrappers for the single issues, however, without annual titles).
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