Prague: Calve, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. g- to vg. Quarto. 230pp, 48 plates with photographs, xxxix (4)pp. Original color photo-illustrated dustjacket with gray quarter cloth over decorative gray paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped vignette on cover, lettering on spine. Frontispiece color photograph. Publisher's device on title page. Decorative endpieces. Account of the Concentration camp Dachau including personal narrative and poetry by inmates, musical scores and in-text drawings and photographs. Illustrated with additional 48 plates with compelling b/w photographs of the gruesome findings after the liberation and the investigative proceedings of the American military involving the German unit running the camp. Two photographs are in color, incl. frontispiece. Photogrphs by the US Army 15th Corps, V. Balon and K. Kasak. List of Czech citizens interned in Dachau at rear. Text in Czech, some captions of photographs in German. DJ with wear along edges and spine, small tears, chips and creasing; rubbed. Tears in dj repair with library tape on verso. Minor soiling of cover of binding, light scuffing at lower joint of front cover. DJ in overall good-, binding in good+, interior in very good condition. (Inventory #: 39456)
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