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Czech Photomontage Book Design

Jinošství [Adolescence: a novel].

Prague: Česká grafická unie, 1930. Octavo (18 × 12.5 cm). Original photomontage wrappers by Josef Hesoun; 342, [1] pp. About very good; erased ownership signature to title and light wear to front wrapper.

First edition of this translation from the French, with striking photomontage wrappers by Hesoun (1903-1965), a modernist architect from Prague who also worked as a designer. While less known than Sutnar or Teige, che reated numerous innovative wrapper designs. Translated by Gustav Zelený. Toman 10.2.1. As of February 2020, KVK and OCLC show only two copies in North America.

Book ID: 50547

Price: $250.00