Solaris. Stanislaw Lem, Stanisław Lem.
First edition of Solaris


(Warszawa [Warsaw]): Widawnictwo Ministerstwa Obrony Narodowej. 1961. First edition. In original, illustrated paper, printed in orange and black. With illustrated dust jacket. Typographically illustrated title page, printed in black. Wrappers, cover and title page designed by Konstanty M. Sopoćko. 196, (4) p. In fine condition.

First edition of Lem’s science fiction novel about the fundamental failure of communication between human and alien species.

Stanisław Lem (1921–2006) was a Polish satirical and philosophical science fiction writer, the most celebrated SF author in the Communist world. His novel “Solaris” has been adapted to screen twice, by Andrei Tarkovsky in 1972 and by Steven Soderbergh in 2002.


Price: €1,500.00