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Arizona: Román

by PAULIK, Jaroslav Jan; Frantisek Muzika, cover design

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Praha: Aventinum, 1928. First Edition. Paperback. Small octavo (20cm.); publisher's white photo-montaged card wrappers printed in black and green; 159pp. Light shelf wear to wrapper extremities, tiny chip at bottom spine edge of upper cover, minor dust-soil, else Very Good or better. Designed by the prolific Surrealist Czech designer Frantisek Muzika (1900-1974), the art director of Aventinum from 1927 until the publisher's folding in 1934, during which period he would provide the designs for nearly one hundred titles (see Jindrich Toman, Foto-Montáž Tiskem / Photo-Montage in Print (2009), p. 196).




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