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Ocel a dým [Smoke and steel].

Prague: Družstvo Dílo, 1946. Octavo (23 × 17 cm). Original pictorial wrappers over blind wraps; 61, [2] pp. Three drawings in the text. Pages bound folded Chinese-style. Wrappers very lightly dust-soiled; still a very good copy.

First edition of these Czech translations of Sandburg, an urban poet of great importance to the Skupina 42 group’s interest in the city, translated by Jiří Kolář and Jiří Kotalík. With wrapper design and three illustrations by František Gross. This is copy 199 out of 1000 printed, signed by the translators on the colophon. KVK, OCLC only show the copy at the Czech National Library.

Book ID: P6492

Price: $225.00