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Book cover for Letem ceskym svetem [A Flight Over the Czech World] * Letem ceskym svetem 1898-1998
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 8-10, 2014, #2370, Lot 200)
Together, the first and later editions of this massive photographic project, the first with over 500 views from Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Slovakia, and the second with the changes in the "Czech world" in a century; each volume with many reproductions. Each oblong folios, the first with Alphonse Mucha's splendid cover and the second full gray cloth with the printed title; each just slightly worn at the edges. Parr/Badger II 227 (both titles). the first edition and the later 'rephotographic' project.
Prague: Jos R Vilimek, 1898 & Prague: Jaroslav Barta, Studio JB, 1999