The Mysterious Bookshop

Capek, Karel - Tales From Two Pockets

New York, Macmillan, 1943.  First US edition. 26 short stories from Czech writer Capek, who died of natural causes in Prague in 1938. Credited with coining the word 'robot' in his play R.U.R.  Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. One corner bumped. $35.00.


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