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Czech Photomontage Book Design

Falešný mariáš [False poker].

Prague: Jan Fromek; Odeon, 1925. Octavo (19.6 × 13.8 cm). Original photomontage wrappers by Jindrich Štyrský and Toyen (signed); 38, [3] pp. Signed by Nezval; very good.

Nezval (1900-1958) was one of the most outstanding twentieth-century Czech poets, a leading light of Czech poetism and, later, surrealism, as well as an early member of the avant-garde group Devětsil. He was famous both for his energy as an organizer of the Czech avant-garde and for his prolific output of highly lyrical and associative verse. Signed by Nezval. No. 45 of fifty copies printed on "Japan Banzay" paper, signed by author. Toman 3.3.16. Vloemans 51.

Book ID: 50554

Price: $650.00