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Allenstein / Olsztyn 

This lavishly illustrated book is devoted to Olsztyn (German: Allenstein), which is a city on the ?yna River in northeastern Poland, which is also the capital of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship. The region is known as the "Thousand Lakes".

It has wonderful old photos from ~1910-1940 of an old German town in East Prussia, how it looked before it was plundered and burned by the conquering Soviet Red Army in 1945, when much of its German population fled.

Depicted are the famous castle, several churches, schools, town hall, market square, street views, hospital, train station, postal office, hotel, The Hohes Tor (High Gate), Johannis Bridge and much more ... 


  • 80 pages
  • German ext
  • 144 b/w photos
  • 1 old city map in front
  • 1 map of East Prussia in rear

In fine exterior and fine interior condition
With the rare Original Dust Jacket included. An excellent copy.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 10-3/4" x 7-3/4"  ~0.8 lbs.

Published by History House in East Frisia
originally in 1988 and renewed in 1992



Airmail Free Airmail shipping from Germany with recorded delivery