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Slovenský nadrealizmus: anotovaná bibliografia [Slovak surrealism: an annotated bibliography].

Martin: Matica Slovenská, 1968. Octavo (24 × 17 cm). Original printed wrappers; 245 pp. Text reproduced from typescript, occasional illustrations and reproductions. Spine sun-tanned, with owner's hand-written label; corners very lightly scuffed; still about very good.

First edition, published in 500 copies, of an important early bibliography of Slovak surrealist writing. Based on the BA thesis of Anna Balážova and edited by Michal Fedor, this work appeared during the relatively liberal period leading up to the Prague Spring, when the Czech and Slovak avant-garde legacy could be discussed openly for the first time since the late 1940s. A valuable resource documenting Slovak literary surrealism from the early twentieth century to the post-war period, with occasional reproductions of covers designs. Scarce in the trade.

Book ID: P5345

Price: $125.00