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MABINOGI. Keltske povesti.
Translated by Jan Vilikovsky. Illustrations Jan Konupek.
Typography, typesetting and printing on 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 nearly intact. Loose shets intact. Collector's condition. - Language: Czech.
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Jan Konupek (October 10, 1883, Mlada Boleslav, Austria-Hungary - March 15, 1950, Nove Mesto nad Metuji, Czechoslovakia)
Czech draftsman, 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, pp. 9-27; Miloslav Novotny: Knizni grafika Jana Konupka, Cesky bibliofil 5, 1933, pp. 43-86;
Okenko do dilny umelcovy,... 1-5, Praha, 1940-1949; Zizka: Grafické 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: Ceská symbolistni grafika, Umeni 16, 1968, pp. 1-25; Grimm-Hartmann: Knizni výzdoby 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, Austria-Hungary - April 15, 1970, Kladno, Czechoslovakia)
Czech 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.