New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1937. First American edition. Hardcover. 348pp. Octavo [21 cm] Tan cloth with black ink stamped titles. Very good. The covers are lightly soiled. The spine ends and corners of the covers are gently bumped. The endsheets are heavily darkened. The front pastedown has a former owner's bookplate. The front free endsheet has a lightened patch corresponding to the bookplate on the opposite page. Item #21071
This science fiction novel depicts human like salamanders taking over the world. Other books by Karel Capek include Meteor, Intimate Things, and Letters from Spain.