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Czech Avant-Garde – Photomontage

Hodiny a sen: komedie o 3 dějstvích [Clock and Dream: a comedy in 3 acts].

Prague: Melantrich, 1941. Octavo (20.2 × 13.2 cm). Original brochure with original pictorial dust jacket by [Jaroslav] B[enda] (?); 92 pp., [4] pp. Gatherings uncut, unopened and partially unbound as issued; wrappers with tiny edge tear and somewhat dust-soiled; else good.

First edition. The photomontage betrays the influence of surrealism. It shows two hands stretched into the sky, reaching for an abstract ornamental figure.

As of November 2022, OCLC lists three copies in North America.

Book ID: 52532

Price: $100.00