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Czech Book Covers of the 1920's and 1930's

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Satirické verše. Z roku 1924
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The Book:
Karel Bedrna
Satirické verše. Z roku 1924

Book Design:
Book cover design by Karel Bedrna for Satirické verše. Z roku 1924 (Satirical Poems, 1924) by Karel Bedrna. Praha, V. Vortel and R. Rejman, 1925.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Sborník Literární skupiny
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The Book:
Lev Blatny, et al (eds.)
Sborník Literární skupiny

Book Design:
Book cover design by Petr Pistelka (?) for Sborník Literární skupiny (Miscellany of the Literary Group) edited by Lev Blatny, et. al. Vyškov na Moravĕ, Fr. Obzina, 1923.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Zlatymi řetězy
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The Book:
Josef Čapek
Zlatymi řetězy

Book Design:
Book cover design and linocuts by Josef Čapek for Zlatymi řetězy (With Golden Chains) by Konstantin Biebl. Praha, Čin, 1926.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Cholera
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The Book:
Joseph Deltaile
Cholera

Book Design:
Book cover design by Josef Šíma for Cholera by Joseph Deltaile. Praha, Jan Fromek; Odeon, 1926.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Ulice noci
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The Book:
John Dos Passos
Ulice noci

Book Design:
Book cover design by Václav Mašek for Ulice noci (Streets of Night) by John Dos Passos. Praha, Čin, 1925.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Nová Oresteia. Tragedie o třech dějstvích
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The Book:
Arnošt Dvořák
Nová Oresteia. Tragedie o třech dějstvích

Book Design:
Book cover design by Jiŕí Kroha for Nová Oresteia. Tragedie o třech dějstvích (The New Oresteia. A Tragedy in Three Acts) by A. Dvořák. Praha, Čin, 1923.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Jazz
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The Book:
Emil František
Jazz

Book Design:
Book cover design by Karel Šourek for Jazz by Emil František Burian. Praha, Aventinum, 1928.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Moderní ruské divadlo
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The Book:
Jindřich Honzl
Moderní ruské divadlo

Book Design:
Book cover design and typography by Karel Teige for Moderní ruské divadlo (The Modern Russian Theater) by Jindřich Honzl. Praha, Odeon, 1928.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Mořsky půrvan
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The Book:
Vladimir Germanovich Lidin
Mořsky půrvan

Book Design:
Book cover design by Karel Teige for Mořsky půrvan (Sea Breeze) by Vladimir Germanovich Lidin. Praha, Aventinum, 1925.

Design Type:
Poetism

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150,000.00  Revoluční epos
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The Book:
Vladimir Maiakovskii
150,000.00 Revoluční epos

Book Design:
Illustrations by Václav Mašek for 150,000.00 Revoluční epos (150,000.00: A Revolutionary Epic) by Vladimir Maiakovskii. Praha, Vaclav Petr, 1925.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Pantomima Verše 1922 - 1924
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The Book:
Vitězslav Nezval
Pantomima Verše 1922 - 1924

Book Design:
Cover design and six drawing by and Jindřich Štyrsky; typography by Karel Teige for Pantomima Verše 1922 - 1924 (Pantomine: Poems 1922-1924) by Vitězslav Nezval. Praha, Ustřední studentské nakladatelství a knihkupectví, 1924.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Karneval. Romaneto
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The Book:
Vítězslav Nezval
Karneval. Romaneto

Book Design:
Book cover design by J. Don for Karneval. Romaneto (Carnival: a Novella) by Vítězslav Nezval. Praha, Odeon, 1926.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Venuše s červenou parukou. Mysterium-revue o čtrnácti zastavenich
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The Book:
Otakar Štorch-Marien
Venuše s červenou parukou. Mysterium-revue o čtrnácti zastavenich

Book Design:
Book illustrations by Josef Šíma, typography by Vrastislav Hugo Brunner for Venuše s červenou parukou. Mysterium-revue o čtrnácti zastavenich (Venus with a Red Wig. A Mystery-Revue on the Fourteen Detainees). Praha, Aventinum, 1925.

Design Type:
Poetism

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Film
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The Book:
Karel Teige
Film

Book Design:
Book cover design and typography by Karel Teige for Film by Karel Teige, volume 1 of the series “Radosti ze života” (The Joys of Life). Praha, Václav Petr, 1925.

Design Type:
Poetism

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