Poezdka Družby [in Cyrillic].Prague: Artia, 1959 Stock Code: 122502
First Russian-language edition, first printing, first published the previous year in Czech. This photobook was produced to commemorate the visit of Antonin Novotny, First Secretary of the Communist Party in Czechoslovakia 1953-68 and President of Czechoslovakia from 1957 to 1968, to the Soviet Union in July 1958. The photos are by Kropp (1920-2012), a photographer for the Prague newspaper Dénik, and the introduction and poems to accompany the photos are by Branislav.
Quarto. Original grey cloth, title to spine in gilt over orange background, orange motif of flowers to front cover. With dust jacket.
Black and white photographs throughout.
An excellent copy in the bright jacket, very minor loss to spine ends.
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