(#172036) THE ABSOLUTE AT LARGE. Karel Capek.

THE ABSOLUTE AT LARGE. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1927. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 1-293 [294] [295: printer's imprint] [296: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original decorated mustard cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First British edition. Issued the same month in the U.S. First published in 1922 as TOVARNA NA ABSOLUTNO. "A classic ironic commentary on human fallibility." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-14. 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. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 47. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 6-10. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 39. Reginald 02553. W. H. Smith & Sons Circulating Library label affixed to the front paste-down. Spine lean, cloth dusty, free endpapers darkened, a very good copy. This UK edition is considerably less common than it's American counterpart. (#172036).

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