September 14, 2009

Slovakian Expose Redux

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15 comments:

  1. stunning.stunning.stunning. you outdid yourself, again.
    thanks

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  2. your blog constantly astonishes me.

    thanks so much.

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  3. Smutna by Ferlinghetti - I bet he wd dig that.

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  4. Interesting but some of these books are czech ones.

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  5. Some of these remind me of Alvin Lustig or Paul Rand. Just gorgeous! Thanks so much for posting.

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  6. Nothing profound to add... just the same gushing as everybody else :) Great stuff-- thanks for sharing.

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  7. Brilliant. I love the icy stare of Sherlock Holmes. Classic!

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  8. Are you kidding me? These are ridiculous- transcendental.

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  9. Illustration by Ferlinghetti? Well, rather obviously, no. The author's name is Frantisek Kudlac. See this: http://www.e-antikvariat.com/english/article.php?category=32.

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  10. Istvan, in that caption I was just expressing delight that there was an edition of Ferlinghetti. I also realize my captions can be read two ways, but for most of these books I'm only naming the writer, not the illustrator/cover designer. Except for some I give both names, like: "cover illustration by Igor Kostka for Kmotor na čerešni by Štefan Sabo." Sorry for this confusion.

    And thanks everything for your comments!

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