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A COLLECTION OF 11 BOOKS FROM EDITION SYMPOSION

1929-1938
Book format 8°, 19x12,5 cm. Leather bindings with gilt décor and labels on the spine. Issued by Rudolf Škeřík in Prague in edition Symposion. Bound without covers. V. Woolfová: Orlando. 263 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by S. Jílovská. Typographic design, illustrations and binding by F. Muzika. Issued in 1929 in 400 copies. Copy no. 41. Lama Yongden and A. David-Neel: Mipam, lama s Paterou Moudrostí. 353 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by J. Heyduk. Binding design, title page and illustrations after Chinese wooddcuts. Issued in 1937 in 200 copies. Copy no. 28. H. de Montherlant: Dívky. I a II volume, 261 and 231 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by J. Heyduk. Design, binding and 8 copperplates by V. Mašek. Issued in 1937 in 200 copies. Copies no. 19 and 44. C. F. Ramuz: Děs na hoře. 185 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by L. Faltová. Binding designed by K. Svolinský. 4 reproductions of drawings and cover by A. Procházka. Issued in 1937 in 200 copies. Copy no. 27. B. Brentano: Osudové rozcestí. 396 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by P. Levit. Cover after lithograph by H. Daumiera. Frontispiece: reproduction of a drawing by A. Procházka. Issued in 1937 in 200 copies. Copy no. 3. F. Timmermans: Selský žalm. 257 numbered pages, in Czech, traslated by R. J. Vonka. Design, binding and 6 woodcuts by K. Svolinský. Issued in 1938 in 200 copies. Copy no. 53. I. Stone: Žízeň po životě. 453 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by I. Jelínek. Binding designed by K. Svolinský. 16 reproductions of paintings by van Gogh. Issued in 1938 in 200 copies. Copy no. 23. Džung Kue aneb vítěz nad Ďábly. 176 numbered pages, in Czech, traslated by P. Levit. Design, cover and binding after Chinese originals. Issued in 1938 in 200 copies. Copy no. 44. H. Carossa: Lékař Gion. 277 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by B. Chudoba. Title page and binding designed by V. Mašek. Cover with a drawing by O. Redon designed by J. Konečný. Issued in 1938 in 200 copies. Copy no. 46. J. Giono: Sen a skutečnost. 254 numbered pages, in Czech, translated by J. Heyduk. Title page (frontispiece), illustrations and binding by J. Konůpek. Cover designed by K. Janáček after drawing by R. Mead. Issued in 1938 in 200 copies. Copy no. 41. Mostly excellent condition, several spines with faded color, slightly scratched bindings. Each book with an ex libris. Provenance: from the inheritance of Jaroslav Podroužek

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Hammer price: 2.600 CZK / 108 EUR

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