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Zpěvy o Rusku [Songs about Russia]. From the Russian by Jaroslav Teichmann.; Van, edice krásné literatury, sv. 3.

1946. V Hlučíně: Slezské tisk., nakl. a knihk. družstvo, 1946. Octavo (21 × 15.3 cm). Original typographically designed wrappers by Zdeněk Rossmann; 43, [3] pp. About fine.

Scarce undocumented regional, Silesian avant-garde publication with a striking, spare wrapper design by Zdeněk Rossmann, an important Czech architect and graphic designer who taught and worked primarily in Bratislava. Rossmann had studied at the Bauhaus in Dessau. Contains translations of poems by V. Piast, Fedor Sologub, Sergei Esenin, Alexander Blok, Khodasevich, Akhmatova and many others. Published for the Klub revoluční kultury (Club for Revolutionary Culture) in Ostrava, Moravia. With numerous ads for the publisher on the wrapper flaps. One of 2000 copies. KVK and OCLC only show the copy at the Czech National Library.

Book ID: P5539

Price: $250.00