Ukrainian Almanac 1921 (Ukrainian Language)

By: Krushelnytsky, Antin

Price: $249.95

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Book Condition: Good


Ukrainian language. Rare book. Good Condition: Two pages with notations otherwise unmarked. Printed on poor quality paper with pages having wear at edges and should be considered fragile. Tight binding. Front endpaper hinge partly cracked. Cover shows moderate wear and soil. Appears to have been published in paper wraps after which book block bound in brown cloth boards with original cover pasted to front and back cover inside boards. Hardcover book copy of Ukrainian Almanac, 1921, compiled by Antin Krushelnytsky. 509 pages. 5-5/8 x 7-7/8 inches, 20 cm. An anthology prepared by Antin Krushelnytsky who was a writer, literary critic and active participant of national-cultural revival of Ukraine in 1917-1921. Contains poetry and prose works of Taras Shevchenko, Lesia Ukrainka, Ivan Franko, Oleksandra Olesya, Bogdan Lepky, Osip Fedkovych and many others. There are also folk tales, legends, jokes, memoirs of individual cultural figures, biographical and literary articles, letters from Taras Shevchenko. Though not stated, it is logical that this edition was likely published by Krushelnitsky's Seagull Publishing House that he had founded during this time. Antin Vladislavovich Krushelnitsky (1878-1937), married to actress and writer Maria Sloboda. They had four sons. He was head of the Ministry of Education for the Ukrainian People's Republic and held other offices. In the 1930s there were accusations and arrests against Krushelnytsky family members and others for terrorist activities against the Soviets. In other words, they wanted to live in a free Ukraine. Antin and most of his immediate family were executed by the People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), the Soviet Union's secret police. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Title: Ukrainian Almanac 1921 (Ukrainian Language)

Author/Composer: Krushelnytsky, Antin

Categories: Ukrainian,

Publisher: Krushelnytsky: 1921

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 015727

Keywords: Ukrainian Literature, Ukrainian People's Republic, Martyrs for Ukraine, Ukrainian Language Rare Books,