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MABINOGI. Keltske povesti.
Translated by Jan Vilikovsky. Illustrations Jan Konupek.
Typography, typesetting and printing on a hand press Josef Cipra.
Kladno, Josef Cipra and Frantisek Zalesky, 1949.
Folio, 123 pp. Loose shets, original cover with flaps.
Kladensky lis, Vol. 3. - One of 99 unnumbered copies. - Cover near intact. Loose shets intact. Collector's condition. - Language: Czech.
Reserved
Jan Konupek (October 10, 1883, Mlada Boleslav - March 15, 1950, Nove Mesto nad Metuji)
Czech draughtsman, illustrator, graphic artist, ...
Study: 1903 - 1906 Architecture, Technical University in Prague, 1906 - 1908 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, prof. Vlaho Bukovac, Maxmilian Pirner and Alessandro de Pian.
Selected memberships: Co-founder of art associations Sursum and Artel.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 1939, Hollar, Praha; 1968, Hollar, Praha; 1969, GVU Roudnice nad Labem; 1969, Galerie Fronta, Praha; 1970, Oblastni muzeum Pisek; 1980, Museum Bochum; 1984, GHMP.
Selected Group Exhibitions: 1910, Sursum, KPU, Brno; 1912, Sursum, Obecni dum, Praha; 1976, Sursum, KG, Hradec Králove; 1990, Tri grafici ceskeho symbolismu, GVU Ostrava.
Selected Literature: Arno Sanka: Graficke dilo Jana Konupka. Jan Konupek - Fragmenty studie, Veraikon 16, 1930, str. 9-27; Miloslav Novotny: Knizni grafika Jana Konupka, Cesky bibliofil 5, 1933, str. 43-86;
Okenko do dilny umelcovy,... 1-5, Praha, 1940-1949; Zizka: Graficke dilo J. K., Praha, 1943; Jaroslav Pesina: Ceska moderni grafika, Praha 1946; Frantisek Kobliha: Konupkuv svet myslenek a snu, Hollar, 1943; Antonin Friedl: Jan Konupek, Umeni, 1944; Konupek, Jan: Zivot v umeni, Praha, 1947; Frantisek Smejkal: Ceska symbolistni grafika, Umeni 16, 1968, str. 1-25; Grimm-Hartmann: Knizni vyzdoby J. K., Praha, 1972; Frantisek Smejkal: Ceska kresba prelomu stoleti, Hradec Kralove 1974; Frantisek Smejkal: Sursum 1910-1912, KG Hradec Kralove, 1976; Nova encyklopedie ceskeho vytvarneho umeni, Academia, Praha, 1995.

Josef Cipra (September 27, 1894, Kladno - April 15, 1970, Kladno)
Typographer, printer.
Selected membership: Spolek ceskych bibliofilu.
Selected Solo Exhibition: 1968, Josef Cipra:Soukrome tisky, Pamatnik narodniho pisemnictvi, Praha.
Selected Group Exhibition: 2004, Malir a tiskar - Cyril Bouda a Josef Cipra, Mala galerie Kavarny-vinarny Atelier, Krocehlavy, Kladno.

Selected Literature:
Maly slovnik bibliofila, Pamatnik narodniho pisemnictvi, Praha, 1989; Slovnik ceskych a slovenskych vytvarnych umelcu 1950 - 1997 (I. A - C), Vytvarne centrum Chagall, Ostrava, 1998; Nakladatelske Kladno, Stredoceska vedecka knihovna v Kladne, 2007.