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    Karel Capek: Krakatit. (London: Geoffey Bles, 1925), first edition, 416 pages, gray cloth with red titles, 12mo (5.25" x 7.5"), old pencil notes on the ffep, light foxing to page edges, else fine in a fine colorful art deco themed cover. Capek is the originator of the word robot, first used in his 1920 play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots). From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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