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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, REVOLVER REVUE – ONE FOOT IN. Issue # 5 from the year of 1986. Samizdat magazine, mimeograph, Praha. Wood-engraving by Viktor Karlík on the cover, 30x22 cm.

Libri Prohibiti: Collection of periodicals of Czech and Slovak Samizdat in the years 1948-1989

Registration year: 2013
Submission year: 
2012
Collection ID: 
2012-58

It is the largest collection in the world. The completeness and uniqueness of a large number of documents attest to the fight against the communist totalitarian regime and is importance for the study of the history of the twentieth century. It is also important from the standpoint of the history of professional journalism, science and ethics.

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, CZESŁAW MIŁOSZ: Hymn on a Pearl. Samizdat, type-written. Edice Krameriova expedice, Praha 1978. Photographical collage on the cover, 22x15 cm.
CZESŁAW MIŁOSZ: Hymn on a Pearl. Samizdat, type-written. Edice Krameriova expedice, Praha 1978. Photographical collage on the cover, 22x15 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, JAROSLAV SEIFERT: All the Beauties of the World. Samizdat, type-written. Edice Kvart, Praha 1981, signed by the author, 20x20 cm.
JAROSLAV SEIFERT: All the Beauties of the World. Samizdat, type-written. Edice Kvart, Praha 1981, signed by the author, 20x20 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, REVOLVER REVUE – ONE FOOT IN. Issue # 5 from the year of 1986. Samizdat magazine, mimeograph, Praha. Wood-engraving by Viktor Karlík on the cover, 30x22 cm.
REVOLVER REVUE – ONE FOOT IN. Issue # 5 from the year of 1986. Samizdat magazine, mimeograph, Praha. Wood-engraving by Viktor Karlík on the cover, 30x22 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, IVAN BLATNÝ: In the Vicinity of Cathedrals. Samizdat, type-written. Edice Česká Expedice, Praha 1981. Frontispiece and opening title a wood-engraving by Jiří Jirásek, 21x21 cm.
IVAN BLATNÝ: In the Vicinity of Cathedrals. Samizdat, type-written. Edice Česká Expedice, Praha 1981. Frontispiece and opening title a wood-engraving by Jiří Jirásek, 21x21 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, VÁCLAV HAVEL: Kuszenie. Samizdat, printed in Polish. Publishing House Nowa, Warszawa 1987, 20x14. cm
VÁCLAV HAVEL: Kuszenie. Samizdat, printed in Polish. Publishing House Nowa, Warszawa 1987, 20x14. cm
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, PAVEL ZAJÍČEK: Fragments of Rocks. Samizdat, type-written. Praha 1978, unbound, stones glued onto the cover, 31x22 cm.
PAVEL ZAJÍČEK: Fragments of Rocks. Samizdat, type-written. Praha 1978, unbound, stones glued onto the cover, 31x22 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, Flyer for the 10th anniversary of Czechoslovakia‘s occupation by the Soviet Army. Color print, Toronto 1978, 21x13 cm.
Flyer for the 10th anniversary of Czechoslovakia‘s occupation by the Soviet Army. Color print, Toronto 1978, 21x13 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, Flyer for Czechoslovakia’s occupation by the Soviet Army. Ormig, in Russian, August of 1968, 30x21 cm.
Flyer for Czechoslovakia’s occupation by the Soviet Army. Ormig, in Russian, August of 1968, 30x21 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association

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© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association, ARYSTOTELES: Myśli o tyranii. Samizdat, printed in Polish. Publishing House Verte, Warszawa 1985, 92x65 cm.
ARYSTOTELES: Myśli o tyranii. Samizdat, printed in Polish. Publishing House Verte, Warszawa 1985, 92x65 cm.
© Libri Prohibiti Society, Civic Association
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