Prague: Karel Synek, 1936. Complete set of 46 volumes. In publisher’s photographically illustrated wrappers, designed by John Heartfield. Cover of first volume printed in color. With numerous text illustrations by Josef Lada.  249  p. Untrimmed. Cove of vol. 23 is loose. Some volumes slightly creased at edges. Otherwise in fine condition.
Jaroslav Hašek’s The Good Soldier Svejk, published in a series of forty-six pamphlets with John Heartfield’s montage on the cover. Heartfield (1891–1968) created his montage with the use of the iconic drawing of Švejk by the book’s illustrator, Josef Lada (1887–1957).