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Ilya Ehrenburg (tekst); Karel Teige & Otokar Mrkvička (omslag en typografie)) - TRUST D.E., Historie Zkázy Evropy - 1924

Ilya Ehrenburg (tekst); Karel Teige & Otokar Mrkvička (omslag en typografie)) - TRUST D.E., Historie Zkázy Evropy - 1924

Rare DEVETSIL related release.

Ilya Erenburg (Илья́ Эренбу́рг, 1891-1967):

TRUST D.E.
HISTORY ZKÁZY EVROPY
('Trust D.E., The History of the Destruction of Europe')

cover and typography: Karel Teige and Otokar Mrkvička
(cover modeled on Vladimir Konstantinovsky)
1st Czech printing, 1924

Karel Teige (1900-1951) was one of the leading figures of the Czech left-wing avant-garde movement Devětsil.

The design of the book is modernist-functionalist with references to constructivism.

There is also a linen hardcover version of this book with a bound inside cover;
this softcover version with illustrated cover is not for sale anywhere in the world.

cf.:
- www.greyartgallery.nyu.edu/exhibition/karel-teige-050101-070701/picpoem/
- Primus pp.92-93;
-Getty 162.

The book is in fair to fairly good condition: the spine is slightly worn at the edges and professionally restored at the top and bottom.
See the photos for your own good impression (the photos are part of the description).

Will be sent with track and trace.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject book design, Literature
Author/ Illustrator Ilya Ehrenburg (tekst); Karel Teige & Otokar Mrkvička (omslag en typografie))
Book Title TRUST D.E., Historie Zkázy Evropy
Condition Fair
Publication year oldest item 1924
Edition 1st Edition
Language Slavonic
Original language No
Publisher Aventium, Praag
Binding/ Material Softback
Number of pages 167
Dimensions 19.9×14.1 cm
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