Warsaw Voice – Ex Libris 11.10.2003r.

(…) The Kurtiak i Ley book connoisseurs’ publishing house-which has a representative office in the Marriott Hotel-offers the most expensive and exclusive collection. It sells Polish classics translated into English, French or German, collections of lyrics, and books of Polish poetry. They are bound in leather and printed on hand-made paper, with stylish illustrations and ornamentation. “The Letter From St. John of the Cross that we published was a gift for Pope John Paul II,” says Kurtiak. “We wrapped a ribbon around five copies of it and, in line with a medieval tradition, we placed them in a silver box decorated with amber.” (…)