JOSEF ČAPEK (1887-1945)
18 works by the artist
Including: Guillaume Apollinaire, PASMO, the complete magazine comprising fifteen linocuts (one in red), on wove paper, 1919, from the edition of 500, bound (as issued), printed by Politika, Prague, the full sheets; together with 17 Book Covers, linocuts and lithographs in various colors, on wove paper
Largest Overall: 1058 x 778 x 18 in. (270 x 200 x 3 mm.)
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Including: Guillaume Apollinaire, PASMO; Georges Duhamel, Ze života mučedníků (From the Life of the Martyrs); Jules Romains, Na Březích Villegte (On the Banks of the Villette); František Němec, Sebe i vás (Me and You); Rachilde, Krvavá ironie (Bloody Irony); Charles Vildrac, Objevy (Discoveries); Fráňa Šrámek, Plačící satyr (Crying Satyr); Josef Kopta, Pět hříšníků u velryby (Five Sinners at the Whale); Henri Béraud, Měsíční vitriol (Monthly Vitriol); Eugene O'Neill, V ponorkovém pásmu (In the Submarine Zone); Karel Čapek, Trapné povídky (Embarassing Stories); Charles Louis Philippe, Ranní povídky (Morning Stories); W.B. Yeats, Příběhy Ryšavého Hanrahana (Tales of Red Hanrahan); Míla Moravec, Hvězdy v oknech (Stars in the Window); Osip Dymov, Bežící od kríže (Running from the Cross); Josef Kopta, Hlídač č. 47 (Watchman no. 47); Joseph Conrad, Vítězství: Povídka z ostrovů (Victory: A Tale from the Islands); Karel Šourek, Josef Čapek In Memoriam

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