KRAKATIT ... Translated by Lawrence Hyde. Karel Capek.

KRAKATIT ... Translated by Lawrence Hyde. London: Geoffrey Bles, [1925]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-415 [416], original blue boards, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition in English. A translation of KRAKATIT (1924). "A variation on the theme of Capek's previous novel, TOVARNA NA ABSOLUTNO (1922), KRAKATIT dispenses with scathing satire in favor of a more intense and intimate study of humankind's dealings with uncontrollable power." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-212. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-36; (1981) 2-12; (1987) 2-14; (1995) 2-15; and (2004) II-212. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 360. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 52. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 190. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 47. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Reginald 02554. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket (designed by K. Romney Towndrow). (#10269).

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"First Published October 1925" on copyright page.