62-1-2

2017/62/1-2

ISSN : 2570-6861 (Print), 2570-687X (Online)
Editor in Chief : Mgr. Kateřina Spurná, Ph.D.

Paul Kersten. The Bookbinder’s Role in the Development of Decorative Paper

In her article, the author discusses the merits of the German craft bookbinder Paul Kersten (1865–1943) in the development of modern decorative papers as an expression of artistic individuality in the field of applied arts. From the Middle Ages, decorative paper had been used in decoration and…

Printed Broadsides in the Comenius Museum in Přerov

The Comenius Museum in Přerov has an interesting collection of chapbooks of Moravian and Slovak provenance. In the early 1990s, it was processed in the form of a museum catalogue including photo documentation. There is no extant record of when the museum acquired this collection. The collection…

Love for the Homeland Is Not an Empty Phrase for Me

Having passed his secondary-school graduation exam, the young patriot Jaroslav Císař left Brno to study mathematics and astronomy in New York. He reacted to the fire of war in 1914 by his active engagement in anti-Austrian resistance, whose aim was the restoration of the independence of the Czech…

Karel Sabina and Sixt Palma Močidlanský

The historical story Book of Fate, published by Karel Sabina (1813–1877) in the magazine Květy (Flowers) in 1866, deals with censorship in Bohemia at the beginning of the 17th century. In the romantic tale, Karel Sabina has combined the stories of two printers, Sixt Palma Močidlanský (approximately…