(Alphabet)

Abeceda Iniciál Cyrilla Boudy.

Cohen, Claudia (illus.)

(Prague): Státní tiskárna, 1929. 64mo. (64)pp. One of 270 copies. A lushly illustrated alphabet, each letter decorated with curling vegetation and curious insects, including beetles, cocoons, and a grasshopper. A thirteen-line initial opens the brief preface. Printed in red and black. This copy bound by Claudia Cohen in scarlet morocco with crisp gilt rules, spine label in black leather, and a bold "A" and "Z" to upper and lower covers, respectively. The effect emphasizes Bouda's alphabet's minimalist yet sharp design. Fine in clamshell box. Item #30108

Price: $1,500.00

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