Katalog I. mezinárodní filmové výstavy v Praze [Catalog of the first international film exhibit in Prague]. designer Josef Hesoun.

Katalog I. mezinárodní filmové výstavy v Praze [Catalog of the first international film exhibit in Prague].

Prague: Československá filmová služba, 1932. Octavo (18.3 × 13.6 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Josef Hesoun (signed); ca. 100 pp., including adverts printed on stiff stock; numerous laid-in items of ephemera. Very good or better; in protective mylar.

Strikingly-designed catalog and promotional brochure promoting the first exhibition of the burgeoning film industry in Czechoslovakia. Hesoun (1903-1965) was a modernist architect from Prague who also worked as a designer and, while less known than Sutnar or Teige, created numerous striking wrapper designs. As of November 2019, no copies found in KVK and OCLC. Not held by the Czech National Library. Book ID: 50238

Price: $750.00