The Futurological Congress (from the memoirs of Ijon Tichy) (A Continuum book)

Stanislaw Lem

Published by Seabury Press, 1974
ISBN 10: 0816492220 / ISBN 13: 9780816492220
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First edition (NAP). Red cloth, gilt titles. Translated by Michael Kandel. Book very good / near fine with light soptting to top edge. DJ very good plus with edgewear to back panel. 149 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 14193

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Synopsis: Bringing his twin gifts of scientific speculation and scathing satire to bear on that hapless planet, Earth, Lem sends his unlucky cosmonaut, Ijon Tichy, to the Eighth Futurological Congress. Caught up in local revolution, Tichy is shot and so critically wounded that he is flashfrozen to await a future cure. Translated by Michael Kandel.

About the Author: Stanislaw Lem is the most widely translated and best known science fiction author writing outside of the English language. Winner of the Kafka Prize, he is a contributor to many magazines, including the New Yorker, and he is the author of numerous works, including Solaris.

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Title: The Futurological Congress (from the memoirs...
Publisher: Seabury Press
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.

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Lem, Stanislaw
Published by Seabury Press (1974)
ISBN 10: 0816492220 ISBN 13: 9780816492220
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Book Description Seabury Press, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition First Printing. A crisp & clean copy; appears unread. Volume is square, tight & bright. Interior is clean. No writing, turn-downs, highlighting, previous owner marks, etc. DJ, now in archival mylar, is crinkled at head / foot but no tears. (Note: search the rest of my books on related authors / topics here on abe. Down-sizing quite a bit from my *personal* private library collection, and Iżm listing everything at very competitive prices. I may not have time for photos of everything from this selection before they sell, but I try to be thorough in my descriptions.). Seller Inventory # 002341

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