(#144778) ADAM STVORITEL: KOMEDIE O SEDMI OBRAZECH. Karel Capek, Josef Capek.

ADAM STVORITEL: KOMEDIE O SEDMI OBRAZECH. Praha: Aventinum, 1927. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-92 [93] [94: blank] [95: colophon] [96: blank], title page printed in red and black, original cream wrappers printed in red and black, all edges untrimmed. First edition. The Brothers Capek published ADAM STVORITEL, their last joint work, in 1927. The play is another comedy on a utopian theme, and continues the tradition of R.U.R and THE MAKROPULOS SECRET. For plot summary and analysis of the play, see William E. Harkins, Karel Capek, pp. 115-18. It was first published in English (a translation by Dora Round) as ADAM THE CREATOR: A COMEDY IN SIX SCENES AND AN EPILOGUE by George Allen & Unwin Ltd in 1929. Small, faint stain to front cover, wrappers a bit tanned, a very good copy. (#144778).

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