Kruh Osudu. Novela. [The Circle of Fate.]. Josef Sekera.
Kruh Osudu. Novela. [The Circle of Fate.]
Inscribed to Miloslav Troup

Kruh Osudu. Novela. [The Circle of Fate.]

Bratislava: Krásna Kniha, 1932. First edition. Signed and inscribed by the author on colophon. Limited up to 200 copies, this one is unnumbered, the author’s copy. Frontispiece by Karel Štika. In original wrappers, designed by Karol Jaroň. [50] 2 p. Cover and spine somewhat tanned, with a minor crease at outer edge. Otherwise in fine condition.

Inscribed by the author to Miloslav Troup, with striking avant-garde cover design by Karol Jaroň.

Miloslav Troup (1917–1993) was a Czechoslovakian painter and book designer, working in France and Czechoslovakia.

The designer of the cover, Karel Jaroň (1895–1972) was an Avant-Garde artist, the founder of Slovenská Grafia in Bratislava and a leading figure of bibliophilic efforts in Slovakia.

The inscription by the author reads “To Miloslav Troup, a master of many arts. Bratislava, 12/XI.32.”

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Price: €400.00