Bratislava: Slovenská akadémia vied, 1968. Large octavo (23.8 × 16.5 cm). Original white cloth in dust jacket; 422,  pp. Numerous black and white plates. Very good; dust jacket with wear to extremities and tears to hinges. Item #5328
First and only edition of the lengthy proceedings of a conference on the avant-garde held in 1965 in Slovakia, with representatives attending from Yugoslavia, Poland, and Hungary. Contributions by Jan Muka ovský, Václav Zykmund, Vratislav Effenberger, Mojmír Grygar, Zden k Mathauser, and many others. With black-and-white plates reproducing work by Štyrský, Tikal, Kostka, Rudolf Fabry, and two collages by Teige. An important documentation of a famous conference, one of the first time the legacy of the avant-garde was openly discussed in communist Czechoslovakia. With an index and a bibliography of press reviews of the conference.
One of 1000 copies printed. Scarce in the trade.