Bavaria: Lietuviškos knygos keturišimtieji metai, 1947. Valiaus, Telesforo [illustrator]. Original printed wrappers [illustrated dust jacket]. Good condition / Fine condition. Item #107
43 pages; b/w illustrations. Octavo (15 x 20.5 cm). Text in Lithuanian. Some wear to wrappers, spine. Dust jacket lightly chipped and worn. Library stamp to half-title. D.P. camp stamp to one of the pages. Signed in blue pen to title. Overall good.
Kazys Bradūnas (1917-2009) was a Lithuanian émigré poet and editor. He was born in Kiršai, in the Lithuania District of Ober Ost, a territory occupied by the German Empire. He graduated from Vilnius University where he studied Lithuanian language and literature. During the post-war period he lived in Displaced Persons camps in Germany. Bradūnas emigrated to the U.S., and lived in Baltimore and Chicago in the end of forties. In 1995 he returned to Lithuania and then lived in the capital, Vilnius, until his death.
OCLC shows nine copies of the book in North America and five in Europe.