A lot of 6 books about Prague containing photos by Josef Sudek and other Czech photographers. |
1. Prazsky Hrad (Prague Castle). Text by Rudolf Roucek. Photographs by Josef Sudek. SFINX Bohumil Janda, Prague, 1947. 252 pp. + fold-out map. Quarto. First edition. Clothbound. Photo-illustrated faux gold leaf dust jacket. Gravure reproductions. Original board slipcase. Text in Czech.
Near Fine+ in Near Fine+ dust jacket; very faint dampstaining lower board edge (about 1/4" only) and verso of jacket; otherwise crisp and bright; jacket lightly edge worn with rear panel slightly rubbed; slipcase Very Good, with repaired splits at joints.
2. Praha Barokni (Baroque Prague). Text by Arne Novak. Photographs by Josef Sudek. Fr. Borovy, Prague, 1938. 35 pp. text + plates. Octavo. First edition. Stiff wrappers in dust jacket. 31 gravure reproductions (18 by Sudek; 13 by others).
Fine in Near Fine jacket; a few nicks along extremities; rear panel lightly rubbed.
3. Klaster v Brevnove . (Brevnov Monastery). Text by Oldrich J Blazicek; J Cerovsky´; Emanuel Poche. Photographss by Josef Sudek and others. V. Pola´c?ek, Prague, 1944. 65 pp. text + plates. Octavo (small size). First edition. Stiff illustrated wrappers. 56 gravure reproductions (33 by Sudek, 23 by others).
Very Good+; front hinge split along about half its length; moderate wear with a couple of tiny edge tears and chips (less than 1/4").
4. Prazske Zahrady . (Prague Gardens). Text by Zdenek Wirth. Photos by Josef Sudek and others. V. Pola´c?ek, Prague, 1943. 12 pp. text + plates. Octavo (small size). Hardbound with cloth spine and illustrated boards. Illustrated dust jacket. 64 black-and-white photos and reproductions of architectural plans (13 photos by Sudek).
Fine in Near Fine- dust jacket; jacket worn with small edge tears (less than 1/4").
5. Prazske Palace . Text by Alois Kublicek. Polacka, Prague, 1946. 231 pp. Small Quarto. Clothbound in dust jakcet. 108 black-and-white reproductions (31 by Sudek).
Jacket lighly rubbed; else Fine/Fine.
6. Toulky hudebni prahou . (A Ramble around Musical Prague). Edited by J. Nova´k. Photos credited to Josef Sudek and 3 others (though credits do NOT appear for individual images). Orbis, Prague, 1949.88 pp. text + plates. Octavo (small size). Stiff wrappers. Black-and-white reproductions.
Near Fine+; moderate edge wear and rubbing.