TOVÁRNA NA ABSOLUTNO. ROMÁN-FEUILLETON. Karel Capek.

TOVÁRNA NA ABSOLUTNO. ROMÁN-FEUILLETON. [Brno: Polygrafie v Brn , 1922.]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-219 [220-222] [223: colophon] [224: blank], illustrations by Josef Capek, original pictorial wrappers printed in orange and blue, all edges untrimmed. First edition. "A classic ironic commentary on human fallibility." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-14. Published in the UK and in the U.S. in 1927 as THE ABSOLUTE AT LARGE. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 341. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 361. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 54. Lewis, Utopian Literature, pp. 37-8. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 6-10. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Reginald 02553. Bloch (2002) 598. Spine panel tanned, spine ends professionally restored, a very good copy. Enclosed in a custom brown cloth clamshell box with brown leather spine label. The first edition is scarce. (#155658).

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