Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Sedmero (Book of Seven Poems) [SIGNED]. Emanuela Lesehrada, Alfonse Mucha, F. J. Müller, ill.
Sedmero (Book of Seven Poems) [SIGNED]
Sedmero (Book of Seven Poems) [SIGNED]
Sedmero (Book of Seven Poems) [SIGNED]

Sedmero (Book of Seven Poems) [SIGNED]

Sedmero: Privately printed, 1934. Limited edition. Signed by Emanuela Lesehrada on half title, and Alfonse Mucha below heliogravure, both signatures in color pencil. 15/77. Unpaginated, 24pp., French fold double leaves; first and last double page blank. Original burgundy pebbled half leather over textured gray paper boards with gilt lettering on spine, in original plain rice paper jacket. With editor's device FJM Book of seven poems by Emanuela Lesehrada with a drawing of Prague in the twilight by Alfonse Mucha. The heliogravure of Mucha's drawing was printed by J. Sommer.

The title page, opposite to Mucha's drawing, contains a verse (possibly excerpt) entitled "Magic Art" - Tajné Bratrstvo tvori umelci vsech dob a veku, v nich posátny ohen hori, sen o cloveku, jenz stvoren byl k vyssimu ziti a jemuz v chram Pravdy a Krásy rukou svou v temnote sviti! (The Secret brotherhood / the artist of all times and ages / the sacred fire within / the dream of man / created to reach the highest goals / the truth and the beauty / with his hands in darkness" -
Text in Slovak. DJ with light wear along edges, small chips. Boards very minor sunning along edges. DJ in overall good, binding and interior in very good condition. Item #45137

Price: $2,500.00

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