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COVER BY ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939)
LETEM CESKYM SVETEM / [A FLIGHT OVER THE CZECH WORLD.] Two bound volumes. 1898.
11x14 1/4 inches, 28x36 1/4 cm. Jos. Pfeiffer, Prague. Condition varies, generally A-: minor wear to covers and end papers; inside pages clean. In original Mucha bindings.
This is the two-volume first edition of this massive photographic project, with over 500 views from Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Slovakia. The second edition, from 1898, includes the changes in the "Czech world," and is bound in gray cloth with a printed title. Arco p. 353.