Promotional poster for the first edition of the satirical novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Czech novelist Jaroslav Hašek issued in Spring 1921. Text in Czech means: Long live our Emperor Franz Josef I - exclaimed the good soldier Švejk, while Jaroslav Hašek describes his adventures during the World War in his book The Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk during the World War and the Civil War in Russia (the original title of the novel). Simultaneously with the Czech edition, the book is published in translations in France, England and America. The first Czech book translated into world language

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Promotional poster for the first edition of the satirical novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Czech novelist Jaroslav Hašek issued in Spring 1921. Text in Czech means: Long live our Emperor Franz Josef I - exclaimed the good soldier Švejk, while Jaroslav Hašek describes his adventures during the World War in his book The Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk during the World War and the Civil War in Russia (the original title of the novel). Simultaneously with the Czech edition, the book is published in translations in France, England and America. The first Czech book translated into world language
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Promotional poster for the first edition of the satirical novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Czech novelist Jaroslav Hašek issued in Spring 1921. Text in Czech means: Long live our Emperor Franz Josef I - exclaimed the good soldier Švejk, while Jaroslav Hašek describes his adventures during the World War in his book The Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk during the World War and the Civil War in Russia (the original title of the novel). Simultaneously with the Czech edition, the book is published in translations in France, England and America. The first Czech book translated into world languages! The best satirical-humorous book of world literature! The victory of Czech literature abroad! The Czech original is published by A. Sauer and V. Čermák seated in Kolárovo Square 22 in Žižkov (district in Prague). Weekly in notebooks for 2 korunas (32 pages). The cheapest Czech book! The first edition of 100 thousand copies! Demand in all bookstores or directly in the publishing house of A. Sauer and V. Čermák in Kolárovo Square 22, Žižkov.