Komunistický kalendář na rok 1926 [Communist calendar for the year 1926].

Prague: Nákladem Komunistického knihkupectví a nakladatelství, [1925]. Large octavo (25 × 18.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers (not attributed); 106, [22] pp. Numerous illustrations, some full page. Very good. Item #6940

Single issue of this rare communist almanac, edited by the poet Josef Hora. It was associated with the Czech Proletkult organization, a group established shortly after the Communist Party itself was founded, in 1921, based on the Soviet proletarian culture organization by the same name. It was led by Stanislav K. Neumann (1875-1947), the former anarchist poet turned proletarian bard, an important Czech cultural and literary critic, who was also involved in the founding of the Czechoslovak Communist Party. The calendar appeared from 1921 to 1930. With illustrations showing May Day celebrations by Russian youth, several works by V. Mašek. Poetry and prose by S. K. Neumann, Ivan Olbracht, Carl Sandburg, Boris Pilniak, a short notice with photograph about an exhibit of Russian books in Prague, an article on the Lenin mausoleum, and much else.

KVK and OCLC show no copies outside the Czech Republic.

Price: €175.00