Item #1168 Astronauci. Powiesc fantastyczno-naukowa. [The Astronauts.]. Stanislaw Lem, Stanisław Lem.
Stanislaw Lem’s First Book

Astronauci. Powiesc fantastyczno-naukowa. [The Astronauts.]

[Warszawa (Warsaw)]: Spóldzielnia Wydawnicza Oświatowa “Czytelnik, 1951. Cover designed by Jan S. Miklaszewski. First edition. Text in Polish. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers. 334, (4) p. Somewhat rubbed at spine. Contemporary presentation inscription in ink on title page, private collection stamp and number in ink on the verso of title page. Pages yellowed due to acidic paper. Insignificant inscription in ink on half title. Overall in fine condition.

First edition of Lem’s debut book, a science fiction novel of an ideal, socialist utopia.

Stanisław Lem (1921–2006), the author of Solaris, was a Polish science fiction writer, the most celebrated SF author in the Communist world.


Price: €2,500.00