Sokol sports movement, covered in Art Déco-style

Josef SCHREINER (Red.): IV. Slet všesokolský pořádany v Praze. [4th Sokol meeting in Prague]. With 3 mulicolour illustrated plates in Art Déco-style by C.[amil] V.[ladislav] Muttich and others, 1 multicolour illustrated map and 10 plates in photo zinkographie. Prague: 1901.

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Josef SCHREINER (Red.): IV. Slet všesokolský pořádany v Praze. V dnech: 28-30 Června a 1 července 1901 [4th Sokol meeting in Prague. 28th to 30th June and 1st of July 1901]. Svazem Českoslovanského Sokolstva. [Edited by the Union of Czechoslovak Sokol]. With 3 mulicolour illustrated plates (title-page, leaf with dedication and leaf with repro of the meeting's poster) in Art Déco-style by C.[amil] V.[ladislav] Muttich and others, 1 multicolour illustrated map, 10 plates in photo zinkographie, where of 1 double-paged, as well as several hundred b/w text illustrations, many of them photos and photo portraits. Prague: »Zlaté Prahe« and »Mladého Cecha« (Grégra, Husník & Häusler et al. [zinkography]) 1901.

4°. [3 Bll.], 210 [2] Seiten. Original publisher's grey cloth cover with multicolour illustrated and gilt title printing on boards and spine.

Contents, Illustration: Profusely illustrated commemorative album on occasion of the 4th meeting of the Czechoslovak mother branch of Sokol, the panslavic youth sports movement arising as an expression of national consciousness among the Slavic peoples in Central-, Eastern- and South Eastern Europe in the 2nd half of the 19th century.

The photographs show, among others, portraits of personalities (sportsmen, as well as administrators and financiers) supporting the Czechoslovak Sokol movement as well as teams, sceneries of sports events and tables with statistics.

Condition: Cover very slightly worn, otherwise very fine copy of this hard to find early and important document of the Sokol movement, attractively designed with ornamental elements like frames, initials and vignettes in Art Déco-style.

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Weight 2 kg