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    Karel Capek. Two Science Fiction Classics. Intimate Things is a first American edition; R. U. R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) is a later American edition in a first issue dust jacket (priced $1.50, with the correct three reviews on the rear panel (Heywood Broun; New York Globe; George Jean Nathan), and the statement "In this edition, R.U.R. is published as / Vol. I of the Theatre Guild Library" on the rear panel, as well). Publisher's bindings and dust jackets. Front hinge of R. U. R. partially detached. The dust jacket of R. U. R. has some chipping, a few short tears, a long split to one of the spine folds, a horizontal tear across the spine, and some tape repairs to the verso of the jacket. It is rare in any condition. Intimate Things: very good. R. U. R.: fair. R. U. R. is famous for introducing the word "robot" to the English language.

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