Berlin: Bruno Cassirer Verlag, . Josef Capek. First edition thus. Hardcover. 168pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Orange cloth over boards with black ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a black ink stamped vignette on the front cover. Publisher's blue top stain. Very good. The covers are mildly warped, and the spine is a bit rolled. There is a bookseller's small plate on the rear pastedown. Item #42727
With illustrations by Josef Capek, accompanying this classic work of garden literature, published originally in Czech, in 1929. Capek is well known for his early science fiction, particularly The War of the Newts. In The Gardener's Year, he explores his true passion for gardening freely.