Kafatasi. Facia 3 Kisim 15 Bap. [The Skull. Tragedy in 3 Acts.]. Nazim Hikmet, Ali Suavi.
Kafatasi. Facia 3 Kisim 15 Bap. [The Skull. Tragedy in 3 Acts.]
Striking Turkish Avant-Garde Cover

Kafatasi. Facia 3 Kisim 15 Bap. [The Skull. Tragedy in 3 Acts.]

[Istanbul]: Semih Lütfü Sühulet Kütüpanesi, 1932. First edition. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers, designed by Ali Suavi. 103 [9] p. Spine slightly worn. Light foxing on cover. Light stains here and there. Small damage on rear panel and on final few pages at side edge. Overall in very good condition.

Striking avant-garde cover and illustrations by Ali Suavı for Nâzım Hikmet’s play.

Ali Suavı (Suavı Sonar, 1910 or 1913–1994), a modernist visual artist, designed most of Hikmet’s books’ avant-garde covers.

Nâzım Hikmet (1902–1963) is one of the most well-known Turkish avant-garde writers.

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Price: €1,000.00

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