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Czech Regional Avant-Garde

Plakalo dítě...: poesie [A child was crying...: poetry].

Letovice: self-published, 1931. Octavo (18.6 × 12.8 cm). Original typographically designed wrappers (anonymous); 18, [2] pp. Wrappers detached from text and lightly soiled; text lightly toned; still good or better.

Scarce provincial book of poetry, with understated, but appealingly avant-gardistic wrapper design by Oldřich Elbl). We are unable to find much information about the author, here using a pseudonym, who authored numerous books of poetry as well as art criticism. Equally little is known about the designer, Oldřich Elbl. A scarce example of Czech regional avant-garde publishing. One of 180 copies. Not in Vloemans. KVK and OCLC only show the copy at the Czech National Library.

Book ID: P6434

Price: $150.00