19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
LADISLAV SUTNAR (designer) AND JIRI JENICEK (photographer)
Dvacet Let Ceskoslovenske Armady v Osvobozenem State -- Twenty Years of the Czechoslovakian Army in the Liberated State. Prague: for the Interior Ministry, 1938.
Quarto (295 x 210mm). 72 black and white photographs. Original printed leaflet and original signed printed prospectus laid-in. Original orange cloth and white spine, spine blocked in gilt, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket, original red cardboard slipcase (gilt oxidizing slightly, dust-jacket with expert minor repairs, slipcase lightly rubbed). Provenance: Captain Kliment Bombera (addressed prospectus).
FIRST EDITION, COMPLETE WITH THE RARE PROSPECTUS, this apparently signed by the publishers, and with the dust-jacket, printed slipcase, and printed leaflet. A very good copy.
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