MORGAN BOOKS
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Aventinska mansarda, Otakar Storch Marien a vytvarne umeni. Catalogue for Karel Srp's exhibition on Aventinum publishing house from 1919-1931. 4to. 128 pages. Fine condition. Filled with black-and-white reproductions of book and plate designs by Aventinum's artists (Capek, Muzika, Vichnar, Masek, Benda, Kobliha, Teige, Hoffmeister, Mrkvicka, Funke, Klir and many others). Otakar Storch-Marien founded Aventinum in 1919. Originally, Jaromir Funke, a medical student at that time, intended to co-found it with Storch-Marien, but Funke's father forbid him. In 1931, Aventinum began to face financial hardships and in 1934 it went bankrupt. From 1919 to 1931 was a major influence on modernist art, literature and design in Czechoslovakia.
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