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Czech Avant-Garde

Trn: satirický časopis studentů [The thorn: a satirical student journal]. Vol. 2, no. 9 (1925).

Prague: J. Jíra and Josef Koza, 1925. Large octavo (25.5 × 17.5 cm). Publisher's typographically illustrated and pictorial self-wrappers; 15, [1] pp. including wrappers. About 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. This issue contains a text entitled "An unknown short story by Jaroslav Hašek", prose by Karel Vaněk, numerous unsigned caricatures and vignettes, including many on the topic of nascent fascism. Copies in the original wrappers are scarce.

Book ID: 50794

Price: $125.00