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Czech Avant-Garde

Trn: satirický časopis studentů [The thorn: a satirical student journal]. Vol. 2, no. 5 (1924).

Prague: Josef Koza, 1925. Large octavo (25.5 × 17.5 cm). Publisher's typographically illustrated and pictorial wrappers; 15, [1] pp. Very good.

Rare early issue of this astonishingly rich -- in text, image, and typographic design -- satirical journal of the Czech avant-garde period, with contains numerous caricatures, along with poems and prose. With contributions by J. L. Tein (Šílený automat), a caricature by George Grosz, Lander, Zdenko Béna, Ulman, Karel Bedrna, and many others. Copies in the original wrappers are scarce.

Book ID: 50793

Price: $125.00