Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers. Ostaijen, Paul van Ostayen, Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.
A Typographic Masterpiece of the 20th Century

Bezette Stad. Originaalhoutsneden en tekeningen van Oskar Jespers.

Antwerpen: Uitgave van het Sienjaal, 1921. Illustrated with five woodcut images (including the title page vignette) and two red and black facsimiles, several decorative section titles, and decorative typographical devices in the text. Cover and illustrations by Oskar Jespers. First edition. One of the 500 copies, printed on Vélin Registre paper, not numbered. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers. With the remnant of the original red bellyband. (154) p. Spine damaged. Wrappers lightly dusted. Front cover restored, reattached to spine. Rear cover chipped. Paper slightly yellowed due to ageing. Housed in a custom made, blue, half leather folder with gilt spine. Overall in very good condition.

With striking typography and illustrations by Oscar Jespers.

The Belgian poet, Paul van Ostaijen’s (1896–1928) Dadaist, Expressionist collection of poems. The innovative layout of the book was realized according to Ostayen’s indications, by Oscar Jespers (1887–1970) the Belgian Constructivist and Expressionist sculptor.

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Price: €4,000.00