Tirana: the magazine, 1988-1990. Eight issues of the magazine, 9.5x12.75 inches. One has a creased and torn rear cover, otherwise very good; Three issues have rubberstamps of the Albania Friendship Society in Mission Hills, CA.Numbers present are 1988: 6; 1989: 1, 4, 5, 6; 1990: 4, 5, 6. Pictorial magazines...
Peking: Peking Review, 1969. 34 p., illustrated, text in English, cover has color photo of Mao. Reverse wrap somewhat yellowed and handled. Communique folded in: "Extra good news. China successfully conducts new hydrogen bomb test." Articles include congratulatory messages from leaders of Albania and Vietnam, articles on communists in Japan...
London: Red Star Press, 1975. 79p., mildly worn 7x5 inch wraps. Crude reprint of the [Albanian] original. "This programmatic proclamation has been distributed in the Soviet Union by the Soviet Bolshevik Communists." Allegedly a document from the Soviet anti-revisionist underground smuggled to the outside world; in reality most likely an...
London: Red Star Press, 1975. 79p., 7x5 inch light blue wraps, old price tag on cover. Crude reprint of the [Albanian] original. "This programmatic proclamation has been distributed in the Soviet Union by the Soviet Bolshevik Communists." Allegedly a document from the Soviet anti-revisionist underground smuggled to the outside world;...
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1963. 36p., wraps, paper lightly browned else very good condition, 5x7.25 inches. Pamphlet-style reprint of an editorial from Renmin Ribao (People's Daily) criticizing the secretary general of the French Communist Party. Includes brief discussion of the American U-2 spy plane incident, and much about Albania.
Chicago: Marxist-Leninist Workers Organization; Workers Party, 1989-92. Eleven issues of the publication, 10x13.5 inches, very good, four pages each. Issuing organization changed to the Workers Party with vol. 6 no. 7 in 1992. Issues present are a special edition for Nov. 11 1989 (for the 45th anniversary of Socialist Albania); vol. 6 nos. 3, 4, 7, 10, 12-14, and 16.
Chicago: Marxist-Leninist Workers Organization; Workers Party, 1992. Four issues of the publication, 10x13.5 inches, generally very good with light wear, four pages each. Issuing organization changed to the Workers Party with vol. 6 no. 7 in 1992. Issues present are vol. 6 nos. 3, 7, 12, and 13.
Paperback. Profuse cartoons, many in color. Prefatory and running texts are side-by-side Albanian and English, but most of the cartoon captions are Albanian only, a serious drawback; images are well-reproduced, however. Printed on good alkaline paperstock, 241p., a nicely gotten-up paperback in 9.5x7.5 inch frenchfold wraps in near-fine condition: faintest...
Washington DC: Center for Islamic Pluralism, 2011. Hardcover. 122p., 6.75x8.75 inches, pictorial boards, illus., as New. An Albanian-American journalist travels with a group of moderate Muslims to Israel and recounts who they met and what they saw. Interesting book with an inter-faith intent.
Prishtinë: Grabhorn Press, 1998. 191p., very good in wraps. "Drenica in KLA Seasons." Reportage on the civil war's impact in Kosovo; includes some horrific photos (in black and white, mercifully). The author later became Kosovo's director of the Communication Office in the Ministry of Public Administration.
Bronx: Vatra/Pan-Albanian Federation of America, 2012. Hardcover. xx, 476p., foreword, introduction, epilogue, index, photos, footnotes, personal inscription to Stephen Schwartz signed by the author, very good first edition in cloth boards and yellow unclipped dj, holograph letter signed laid in with card. A handwritten letter to journalist Stephen Schwartz laid-in...
Peje: Dukagjini, 1996. Paperback. 49p., xvi, 110p., wraps, illus., wraps worn, offsetting from wraps on first and last blanks, else good condition. Text in Albanian. Biblioteka Fryma ,15. Consists of facsimile reprints of "Naim Frashëri" by Lumo Skendo and "Naim Frashërit vjershëtorit dh' edukatorit kombëtar". Naim Frasheri was an Albanian.....
Shkodër: Shtëpia Botuese "Idromeno" 1999. Volume 1: 515p., wraps, illustrated throughout with black and white photos, map of Shkodër in 1923 laid in, wraps shelf worn else very good condition. Volume 2: 640p., illustrated throughout with black and white photos, boards, ribbon bookmark bound in, very good condition. Also includes.....