No. 11 (of 30) copies of Mácha’s poem, empathically illustrated by Svolinský

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SVOLINKSÝ, Karel; MÁCHA, Karel Hynek: Máj. Báseň. [May. A Poem.] 4 full-paged illustrations after ink drawings as well as typography by Karel Svolinský. Prague: s.a. [1940]

SVOLINKSÝ, Karel; MÁCHA, Karel Hynek: Máj. Báseň. [May. A Poem.] 4 full-paged illustrations after ink drawings as well as typography by Karel Svolinský. (= Edice Máj, 1). Prague: Šmidt s.a. [1940].

16mo. 65 [7] p. Private half-leather binding with hand multicolour made end-papers.

No. 11 of only 30 copies numbered by hand (of a total print run of 500) printed on Pannekoek paper of this gorgeous little bibliophile edition of Karl Hynek Mácha's (1810-1836) well known poem. Karel Svolinský's ink drawings empathically accompany the verses of this romantic genius of Czech literature that died far too young and had none of his works ever seen published as a book.

Condition: Fine copy of this scarce preferential edition.

Reference: Sanka IV, 3982

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Weight 1 kg