Stratil-Sauer: From Leipzig to Kabul - An account of my motor-cycle ride to Afghanistan

Hungarian title:

Stratil-Sauer: Az afgánok fogságában

Size:

Book (cca. 16 x 23 cm)

Year:

1931

Condition:

Fine, light wear and staining, dust jacket chipped at the extremities.

Material:

Paper, letterpress.

Price: $1200

Description:

Stratil-Sauer: From Leipzig to Kabul - An account of my motor-cycle ride to Afghanistan is a 1931 Hungarian book with an avant-garde photomontagedust jacket designed by Sandor Bortnyik.

Stratil-Sauer, Gustav Az afgánok fogságában. Fordította Weisner Juliska. A szerző eredeti felvételeivel. (A világ körül. Útirajzok - Útikalandok.) [Fahrt und Fessel: mit dem Motorrad von Leipzig nach Afghanistan.] Budapest: Dante, (1931).

First Hungarian edition. In publisher’s red cloth. With the scarce, illustrated dust jacket, designed by Sándor Bortnyik. 248 p., and 8 plates with photographic reproductions. Paper yellowed. Dust jacket slightly chipped. Overall in fine condition.

The book was published in the series of travelogues by the Dante publisher, and some of the dust jackets were designed by Sándor Bortnyik, the Hungarian avant-garde graphic artist and painter.

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