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Abatyše v Castru [L'Abbesse de Castro]

Abatyše v Castru [L'Abbesse de Castro]

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Abatyše v Castru [L'Abbesse de Castro]

by STENDHAL; Otakar Mrkvicka, design

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[Praha]: Knihovna Kosmopolis, 1927. First Thus. Slim 12mo (18cm.); publisher's cream pictorial card wrappers printed in red and black; 106pp.; pictorial ads in rear. Tiny split at bottom spine edge of upper cover, early signature (including title page) disbound at time of publication, else Very Good and sound. Czech translation of Stendhal's 1832 novella "The Abbess of Castro," attractive avant-garde cover art by Otakar Mrkvicka.


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Abatyše v Castru [L'Abbesse de Castro]
STENDHAL; Otakar Mrkvicka, design
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