1961 · Prague
by Sudek;, Josef Emanuel Poche.
Prague: Státní nakladatelství Krásné Literatury a Umení, 1961. Only edition, produced in only 5000 copies.. Very Good. 34 cm; 43 pages, and 160 fine photo half-tone plates. Title page in blue and black ink. In original cloth with dust jacket. Dust jacket a bit frayed and corners bumped, but very good condition overall without structural or significant cosmetic defect.
Josef Sudek's dramatic photos of the Charles Bridge in Prague, with poetry and text (in Czech) by Poche. Prose introduction summarized in English, French, and Russian at end. One of the 20th-century's great photographers, Sudek has produced here a paean to his native city.
(Inventory #: 6085)