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Czechoslovakian Imprints

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Described on this page are copies of miniature books in the Smith Collection published by a press in a country other than the United States.

Czechoslovakian Imprints

Blazkova, E. Krakonosub Herbar. Prague: Merkur, 1969.

Hora, Josef. Jan Houslista. Prague: Ceskoslovensky Spisovatel, 1970.

France, Anatole. Crainquebille. Prague, Prelozil Otto Libertin: Lyra Pragensis, 1983. 85 pp., 2 15/16″ x 2 15/16″. Bound in blue leather with illustrated end papers. Gold stamped design on the front cover and title gold stamped on the spine. Illustrated by Kamil Lhotak.

Vilimek, Josef. Z Rahy K Baltickemu Mori V Balonu. Prague: Lyra Pragensis, 1986. 117 pp., 2 15/16″ x 2 15/16″. Illustrated by Kamil Lhotak. Bound in blue leather with gold stamped illlustration on the cover and the title gold stamped on the spine.

Libertin, Prelozil Otto. Slovo O Pluku Igorove. Prague: Lyra Pragensis, 1978. 181 pp., 2 15/16″ x 2 15/16″. Wood cuts by Pavel major. Bound in brown leather with a blind stamped design on the front cover and the title gold stamped on the spine.

Jelinek, Prelozil Vaclav. Pizen Me Lasky. Prague: Lyra Pragensis, 1979. 125 pp., 3″ x 3″. Bound in off-white leather with a gold stamped leaf on the front cover and the title gold stamped on the spine.

Vrchlicky, Jaroslav. Za Trouchu Lasky. Prague, 1988. 125pp. 3-3/8″ x 2-7/8″. Bound in red leather with the title and author gold stamped on the spine and an illustration of a flower gold stamped across the front cover. Enclosed inside a cream colored paper wrapper with the title and author printed in black on the spine and front cover. A colorful illustration of a butterfly and a flower printed on the front cover.

Apollinaire, Guillaume. Pisen Nemilovaneho. Lyra Pragensis, 1981. 118 pp. 3″ x 2-15/16″. Illustrated by Martin Cinovsky and translated by Jaroslav Martinic, 1981. Text is foreign. Bound in black leather with gilt design on front cover. Title and author stamped in gold on the spine. Contains 10 fine illustrations, including endpapers.

Koran. Czechoslovakia, c.1950.