31 May 2007
JOSEF SUDEK AND RUDOLF ROUCEK (author)
Prazsky Hrad -- Prage Castle. Prague: Sfinx, 1945. Quarto (267 x 195mm). 105 black and white photographs; 2 folding plans. Original grey cloth, front cover stamped in red, spine lettered in red. Original gold-foil dust-jacket printed in red and black. 2 page octavo autograph letter signed ('Sudek') in pencil laid-in. Provenance: 'Jarka' (inscription from the photographer on the endpaper dated 10 April 1946; autograph letter).
FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY SUDEK to a close acquaintance on the occasion of her birthday, and with a further signed autograph note laid-in. A FINE COPY IN THE RARE ORIGINAL SLIPCASE.
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