Czech modernist poems with constructivist cover design

František NEUŽIL; Klaudius BECHNÝ: Prěd Nedělí [Before Sunday]. Básně [Poems]. Cover by by Klaudius Bechný. Brno: 1928

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NEUŽIL, František; BECHNÝ, Klaudius: Prěd Nedělí [Before Sunday]. Básně [Poems]. Cover by by Klaudius Bechný. Brno: Kočí (Kryl & Scotti, Nový Jičín) 1928. Small-8vo. VIII, 44 [8] p. Original publisher's pictorial wrapper with flaps.

No. 438 of 600 copies numbered by machine of this nice little first book publication with a collection of poems by poet, prose-writer and pedagogue František Neužil (1907-1959), signed by the author on the first title page. The constructivist cover design is created by Klaudius Bechný (1888-1967), a pedagogue and editor by profession.

Cover very slightly bleached, otherwise very fine copy of this elegant booklet, printed on stronger paper.

Ficek, V.: Biografický slovník širšího Ostravska 1972, vol. 1, p. 97. (Bechný)

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Weight 1 kg