Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2002. First English Language Edition. Quarto (28cm x 23.5cm). Black cloth boards (hardcover) with titling embossed in white on cover and spine; pictorial dustjacket; 312pp; illus. Near Fine copy; very slight shelf wear to top and bottom edges, else appears new. Near Fine dustwrapper; very slight shelf wear to extremities, else appears new. The first comprehensive history of Czech avant-garde photography and photo-montage from the country's founding as an independent state in 1918 to the emergence of its totalitarian regime in 1948. Hundreds of b&w photographic reproductions.