Josef Sudek (Lot of 6 Books on Prague Landmarks with Photos by Sudek)
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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.

Josef Sudek (Lot of 6 Books on Prague Landmarks with Photos by Sudek) Josef Sudek (Lot of 6 Books on Prague Landmarks with Photos by Sudek)
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