Heine’s revolutionary poems with a cubistic cover design by Muzika

Heinrich HEINE; František MUZIKA: Výbor básní [Selected Poems]. Cover design by František Muzika. Prague: 1924.

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HEINE, Heinrich; MUZIKA, František: Výbor básní [Selected Poems]. Translated by Zdeněk Kalista and Alfred Fuchs. Postface by Karel Kreibich. Cover design by František Muzika. Prague: Communist Publishing House (Svoboda, Kladno) 1924. 8vo. 159, [1] p. Original publisher's wrappers.

First Czech edition with this collection of Heine's revolutionary poems, with a cubistic cover design after a linocut by Muzika. Heine's works were received frequently in Czech avant-garde circles and a special inspiration for Muzika, who also designed the cover of the Odeon edition of „The Memoirs of Schnabelwopski“ in 1928.

Top of spine with one small tear, cover margins slightly time-stained, paper likewise, otherwise well preserverd copy.

See Vloemans: 2012, cat. no. 121 (colour ill.) for „Schnabelwopski“.

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Weight 1 kg