Avgsburg: Vyd-vo "Brama sofii" 1946. Denysenko, Leonid (illustrator). Original pictorial wrappers. Good. Item #175
Octavo (15 x 21 cm). 64 pages of mimeographed typescript/regular text: illustrations; portraits. Text in Ukrainian. Annotation "In the memory of the beloved and honorary compatriot, the famous Ukrainian writer Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi - so dear and close to our hearts - is dedicated. Na chuzhyni, April, 1946" to title. Notes in red and black pen throughout. Small nick to upper spine. Overall a good copy.
Mykhailo Mykhailovych Kotsiubynsky (September 17, 1864 – April 25, 1913) was a Ukrainian author whose writings described typical Ukrainian life at the start of the 20th century. The popularity of his novels later led to some of them being made into Soviet movies.
Apollon Trembovetskyi (pseud. Petro Pavlovych) (1913-1968) was a journalist and civic activist. He witnessed the “Vinnytsia Massacre” during WWII and wrote many books and articles about it. After moving to the United States, he served as a President of the Democratic Alliance of Formerly Repressed Ukrainians from the Soviet Union, and as a Vice-president of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America. He also contributed articles to Svoboda periodical.
Leonid Denysenko is a Ukrainian Australian artist living in Sydney, Australia. The artist is notable for the introduction of the graphic art technique of "literography". He is the only surviving founding member of the Ukrainian Artists Society of Australia. Born in Warsaw in 1926 of Ukrainian émigré parents, Leonid studied art in Poland. After World War II he worked as an artist with the United States armed forces in Germany. After arriving in Australia in 1949 with his family, he was sent to a migrant reception and training camp at Bathurst, NSW. Leonid pioneered a new graphic art technique called "literography", which uses letters from words to form detailed pictures. His most famous work is the icon "God is Love", which features an image of Jesus Christ using letters of the word Love written in 79 different languages. Denysenko's designed the mosaics adorning the church at the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre in Canberra.
OCLC shows nine copies, as of April, 2020.