(#154207) KRAKATIT. ROMÁN. Karel Capek.

KRAKATIT. ROMÁN. Praha: Aventinum, 1924. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-253 [254] [255: errata] [256: colophon] + 4-page publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, title page printed in red and black, original decorated buff wrappers printed in brown and black, all edges untrimmed. First edition. The novel was first published in English (a translation by Lawrence Hyde) by Geoffrey Bles in 1925. 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. Several light creases to cover edges, a bit of shallow fraying to spine ends, covers just a bit dusty, a very good copy. A nice copy of a very scarce book. (#154207).

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