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Author Name    Capek, Karel

Title   The Absolute at Large

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good Plus

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Second Printing.

Publisher   London Macmillan and Co., Limited 1927

Seller ID   002693

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1927. Capek (1890-1938 ) is most known today as a founding author of modern speculative fiction (War with the Newts, Rossum's Universal Robots) in the vein of Orwell and Huxley. "The Absolute at Large" is of that genre. This is a Very Good (plus) copy of the Second printing (August 1927) of the First English Edition. An uncommon title. Yellow decorative cloth binding; illustrated & lettered in black. Clean text; viii, 294 pages. The textbloack is exceptionally bright and clear; the binding is bright, but shows some foxing on the rear cover. ASSOCIATION COPY: an interesting, large bookplate on the front paste-down identifies the owner as the poet Howard E. Slack. Lacking a dustwrapper; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Second Printing.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket.

Price = 75.00 USD

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