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Czech Photomontage Book Design

Věrný hlas: básně [The faithful voice: poems].

Second edition. Prague: F. Svoboda, 1925, Octavo (21.2 × 13.5 cm). Original photomontage wrappers by Vojtěch TIttelbach (signed); 66, [3] pp. Signed and inscribed by Biebl in 1928. Lower spine with light wear; else about very good.

Second editon of this volume of poems by the Devětsil poet Konstantin Biebl (1898-1951). Jindřich Toman points out that this is one of the first covers to be explicitly labeled as a photomontage (on the colophon), in his Photo/Montage in Print, p. 51. Toman 1.2.22. One of 1000 copies.

Book ID: 50546

Price: $450.00