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Czech Avant-Garde – Photomontage – Film

Don Pablo, don Pedro a Věra Lukášová [Don Pablo, don Pedro and Věra Lukášová].

Prague: Melantrich, 1946. Octavo (20.2 × 13.4 cm). Original pictorial wrappers; 106; [6] pp. Gatherings uncut and unopened; wrappers somewhat dust-soiled; else good.

Sixth edition of the partially autobiographical text. The novel, first published in 1936, was made into a film in 1939 under the title "Věra Lukášová" by Devětsil member Emil František Burian. He was arrested by the German occupiers a few months after the film's release and deported to a concentration camp. After the liberation he became a Czech member of parliament. The cover shows a still from the film supplemented by two abstract spheres floating freely in the air.

As of November, OCLC lists five copies of this edition in North America.

Book ID: 52531

Price: $100.00