Krakow: Wydawnictwo Literackie, . Cover design by Daniel Mroz. First edition. In publisher’s printed wrappers with the illustrated dust jacket. 142, (2) p. Dust jacket very slightly chipped. Some pages with a trace of folding. Overall in fine condition.
First and only edition of a selection of novels by the Polish science fiction writer, the author of Solaris, Stanislaw Lem (1921–2006). Illustrated by the renowned Polish illustrator and set designer, Daniel Mróz (1917–1993). The book includes five short stories: Dwpch mlodych ludzi (Two young men), as well as four other stories that were all published in this collection for the first time: Polowanie (The Hunt), Wypadek, (The Accident) and Opowiadanie Pirxa (Pirx's Tale) from the series, Tales of Pirx the Pilot and Altruizyna (Altruizine) from the series The Cyberiad.