ART FROM THE FATHER OF ZERMATISM
SZUKALSKI, Stanislaw. THE WORK OF SZUKALSKI. Chicago: Covici- McGee, 1923. Number 328 of an unspecified limited edition. 4to, 10 3/4"x 12". Two-tone, light and dark brown cloth. Lettered and decorated in gilt to front and lettered in black to spine. Gilt edges. 14 full color plates and 134 b/w drawings and photographs. Light wear and soiling to cloth. Interior slightly toned. Szukalski was a Polish-born artist connected with the "Chicago Renaissance". He is also known for his theory of "Zermatism" that held that "all human culture was derived from post-deluge Easter Island and that humankind was locked in an eternal struggle with the Sons of Yeti, the offspring of Yeti and humans." A very good copy of a scarce title.