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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Karel Čapek; translated by Lawrence Hyde.
ContributionsHyde, Lawrence, 1890- tr.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C1695 Kr
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., 408 p.
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6682844M
LC Control Number25021916

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KRAKATIT. N.Y. MaCmillan and Co., Fine / Good. Item #D A fine, tight copy. Paper label to spine and cover are very clean and bright. No bumped corners to book. Spine tips slightly curled with some rubbing. Interesting book plate to front end board. Jacket is in good condition,(See Pict's) Pieces missing to top of jackets spine and. Based on a novel by Karel Capek, a prominent Czech writer of the early 20th century, who coined the word robot for his play R.U.R., the story revolves around a discovery of Krakatit-a powerful explosive by Prokop, the main character of the an accidental explosion in the lab, exhausted Prokop slips in and out of dream-like hallucinations.   Directed by Otakar Vávra. With Karel Höger, Florence Marly, Eduard Linkers, Jirí Plachý. After an accidental explosion in the lab, its inventor slips in and out of dream-like hallucinations, realizing that he had given the formula to one of his colleagues, whom he tries to stop before it is too late/10(). New York: Macmillan, First edition. Translated from the Czech by Lawrence Hyde. The story of an engineer who discovers Krakatit -- an explosive powerful enough to destroy the world. Bright and nearly fine with barest wear and one small stain to page fore edge. In dust jacket with corners clipped but price still present, as usually seen.