"One of the most important documents of World War II": Rare First Edition of Mary Berg's The Warsaw Ghetto

  • Warsaw Ghetto.

Warsaw Ghetto.


Item Number: 4451

New York: L.B. Fischer Publishing Company, 1945.

First edition of this powerful collection of diary entries begun by Berg at the age of fifteen, one of the most important documents in the age of Hitler. Octavo, original red cloth. Some rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear.

On her fifteenth birthday, as the German army tightens its grip on Warsaw, Mary Berg begins writing her diary. She does not yet know that by the time she has filled twelve small notebooks she will have endured four years of Nazi terror and recorded in vivid detail some of the most important events of the twentieth century.

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