1935 · Prague
by Pantoflicek, Jaroslav; Vaclav Laska
Prague: Editions Orbis. Tschechischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste mit Unterstützung des Ministeriums für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten der Tschechoslovakischen Republik, 1935. Softcover. vg. Ex-library. Elephant folio (17 1/4" x 17 1/4"). Tan cloth illustrated in color with the code of arms of the Czech Republik. Brown lettering on front cover and spine. From the National Socialist library of the Reichsluftfahrtministerium, with a circular stamp of the ministry on title-page. Stamped lettering "Vereinnahmt Bücherverzeichniss Abt. Bücherei S. 174 Isd. Nr. 95" above circular stamp. Rare atlas of the Czech Republik profusely illustrated with 402 color maps. Includes one page with 4 different code of arms in stunning colors. Slight abrasions on some letters on spine. Age wear, staining and scuffing on binding. Two closed tears, pulling and some staining on free front endpaper. Text in Czech and French. Issued with accompanying text in German "Atlas der Tschechoslovakischen Republik." This title bound in wraps in separate 44 page book (16 3/4" x 16 1/2"), as published. Same stamp of the Reichsluftfahrtministerium on front wrapper as on title-page of atlas. German text by Professor Vaclav Laska with some in-text tables and diagrams in b/w. Some staining and minor creasing on wraps. Cloth binding and wraps in overall good, interior of atlas in near fine condition. Scarce.
(Inventory #: 21792)