Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859)
Josef Čapek (1887-1945)
LEVANA A MATKY ŽALU
Book format 4°, 33,5x26 cm. Unpaged, in Czech. Title page printed in black and red, with a hand-coloured linocut. High-quality leather binding, blindstamp on back endsheet of workshop Krupka. Cover bound at the end. With a cardboard cover. Translated by Jar. Skalický. Edited by Josef Čapek. Issued by Dobré dílo in 1927 in Stará Říše. Printed by Kryl and Scotti in Nový Jičín. Contains 5 full-page linocuts signed in pencil by the artist + smaller linocuts in text. Each hand-coloured by Josef Čapek. 200 copies. Copy no. 147. Very good condition, restored bound cover.
Hammer price: 270.000 CZK / 11.250 EUR