Z ícená Nebesa. (The Collapsed Heavens.) BARTUŠKA, JOSEF
Z ícená Nebesa. (The Collapsed Heavens.)
Haller, Miroslav

eské Bud jovice: Edice Kornout, 1931.

Within original illustrated wrappers, 19 pp. Typography, cover and hand-painted frontispiece by Bartuška, in an edition of 150. Signed by Haller and Bartuška. Ex-collection Josef Bartuška, with his bookplate designed by Richard Lander. Josef Bartuška (1898–1963) was a multi talented member of the Linie group, which he co-founded. He was a gifted artist: poet, painter, journalist, editor, photographer, book designer, critic and printer, comparable to Karel Teige’s role in the Devětsil movement. Miroslav Haller (1901–1968) was a poet, writer, translator, theater critic, teacher and also a member of the Linie group. This is one of the very fine bibliophile releases by the Skupina Linie.Worldcat finds one copy of this work in North American libraries.

Andel, The avant-garde across media. Josef Bartuška and the Linie Group 1931–1939.