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Czech Photomontage Book Design

Muž doma [Man at home].

Prague: F. Topic, 1929. Octavo (19 × 13 cm). Original photomontage wrappers by Otakar Mrkvicka; 99, [2] pp. About very good; light wear to spine extremities.

Striking photomontage cover signed by Otakar Mrkvicka, created independently of Karel Teige, with whom he often collaborated in the 1920s. Toman 3.3.24 (The "design of Josef Eiselt's lifestyle essays is still rooted in Poetism, as indicated by the modernistic trunk, the film actor Adolphe Menjou, or the photograph of the motorcyclist, which was also used by Moholy-Nagy (1925)," on p. 113). Vloemans 150. As of February 2020, KVK and OCLC show two copies in North America.

Book ID: 50550

Price: $250.00