Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 291

Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
CAPEK, KAREL. Bílá Nemoc. [The White Disease]. Small 8vo, publisher's blue/grey cloth stamped in maroon and black, faint rubbing to spine tips and fore-edge of front board. First edition of Capek's play translated as "The White Disease." Signed by the author in black ink on prelim. Its immediate success led to seven editions being published within a year; this the true first. (Praha: Fr. Borovy, 1937)