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title: The Chopins' Warsaw [JP]
publisher: Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina
ISBN: 978-83-61142-93-5
year of publication: 2014
languages: Japanese
series: books
format: 130x210
cover: hardback
pp: 264
weight: 0.44 kg

Japanese version of a guidebook to Warsaw – the city of Chopin's youth written by Piotr Mysłakowski – highly estimated biographer and author.

Places connected with the history of the Chopin family, verified and documented by sources, are described and located on a map of present-day Warsaw. No previous guide has provided such a wealth of reliable historical information concerning addresses associated with the Chopins.

The book describes and depicts on a map of the contemporary Warsaw all places connected with the history of Chopin's family. None of the guidebooks published so far is such a rich and reliable source of knowledge about Chopin's addresses.

Particularly worth noting is the map of Warsaw dating from 1818–1822 – the work of Polish military cartographers of the General Quartermaster Department. That map serves as the underlying illustrative material, onto which contemporary drawings of selected fragments of the city map have been superimposed.

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