Hokr, 1941, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
HOREJS, JAROMIR. Boj o Vynalez, Dobrodruzstvi odvahy a prace, Prague: Joseph Hokr, 1941. Octavo, probably the only edition, pp. 254, 1 (note), beige cloth boards with stamped illustrations and lettering, black and white illustrations in text. Text in Czech. Worldwide adventures of an inveterate tinkerer who works on some of the most important inventions. Scarce; Worldcat locates only 2 copies -- in Leipzig and Prague. The author (1903-61) was a poet and playwright who wrote numerous children's books including one on Edison. Condition of this book: Boards worn at joints and edges, scattered foxing, overall good and sound. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text is in Czech. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Czech Republic; Czech Language; Engineering, Industrial, Trade. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53315.