Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 292

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
CAPEK, KAREL. Krakatit. Title printed in red and black. 8vo, modern 1/2 brown leather over marbled boards, morocco lettering piece in spine compartment; errata leaf at end. First edition, signed by Capek in black ink on the half-title. "[A] rich and wildly imagined work, unusual in its almost orgiastic baroque exploration of power, sexuality, and guilt" (Bleiler, Science-Fiction 360). Praha: Aventinum, 1924