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Karel Teige (1900-1951)

VÍTĚZSLAV NEZVAL: ABECEDA

1926
The cycle of poems with dance compositions by Milča Mayerová in typographic layout, cover and photomontages by K. Teige, with photographs by K. Paspa, published in 2000 copies for Christmas 1926 by J. Otto, printed by Česká grafická unie a. s., Prague. 298x231 mm. 57 pages. A famous book of Czech poetism. Set of short poems on individual letters of the alphabet, comes from the associations that the letters evoke, either visually or phonetically. The book is considered to be the purest expression of the avant-garde ideas of Devětsil. Literature: V. Birgus - J. Mlčoch, Česká fotografie 20. století, Prague 2010, p. 47. Partially loose binding, two sheets separated from the binding, some pages slightly wrinkled, otherwise in good condition.


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