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Krkavci: Komedie o Trech Dejstvích [The Ravens]

by BARTOŠ, Jan; [Jindrich Štyrsky, cover design]

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[Praha: Vydal Devetsil, 1924]. Second Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (22cm.); publisher's white pictorial wrappers, yapp edges; 61pp. Wrappers rather chipped and worn, especially along spine, repaired shallow loss at bottom edge of upper cover, general dust-soil, some foxing to rear cover, textblock slightly toned, else Good to Very Good. Earliest edition of the author's first play to be issued by the leading Czech avant-garde publishing house Devetsil, upper cover designed by the prolific Surrealist artist Jindrich Štyrsky. OCLC locates one copy in the United States as of November, 2018, at the NYPL.



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