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Czech Bibliophile Journal

Bibliofil: časopis pro pěknou knihu a její úpravu [The bibliophile: a journal for the beautiful book and its design], vol. VIII, nos. 1, 2–3, 4, 5–6, 7, 8, 9–10 (complete run).

Uherské Hradiště: Skupina moravských knihomilů, 1931. Octavos (24 × 16.3 cm). Original decorative printed wrappers; 247, [1] pp. (consecutive pagination). Twenty-two illustrations in the text and thirty leaves of supplements, including photo-reproductions, linocut and woodcut prints, and other ephemera. A few wrappers with light dust-soiling; one page with smudge; overall a very good set.

Complete yearly run (vol. 8), with all supplements, of the Czech bibliophile publication which appeared in Brno and Uherské Hradiště from 1924 to 1941. Contributions by Miloslav Novotný, Jaroslav Červený, Beneš Buchlovan, Josef Hladký, Richard Martinčík, Oldřich Menhart, Petr Píštělka, Jan Prokeš, and others. With artwork both in the text and on supplementary plates by Ferdiš Duša, M. Galanda, F. Krajs, Ruda Kubíček, František Kysela, Alois Moravec, Jan Šembera, Karel Štika, Oldřich Menhart, and many others. Topics covered include typography, the art of the bookplate, bibliophile culture, gatherings of collectors and bibliophiles, exhibitions, book history in Czechoslovakia and abroad, and particular publishing phenomena such as Czechoslovak legion publications in Siberia. Both in the text and on the supplements a variety of typefaces and prints are featured.

Sáňka 2566.

As of March 2023, KVK, OCLC show two holdings in North America, one of them only for one year (1940).

Book ID: P6348

Price: $600.00