Prague: Artia, 1959. First edition. Issued as a New Year's greeting for friends of the publisher. Includes brief biographical sketch of the artist and his work in the 5 languages of the men pictured. ". . . in Svabinsky's opinion the five men whose portraits he has created [represent] the most important branches of arts and sciences." Quarto light tan paperwraps with unprinted flaps; gilt-stamped floral design on front (no text on covers); text in Czech, Russian, English, German and French; 11 pages, not numbered. Covers a bit darkened but interior is fine.