Item #15716 SOLARIS. Stanislaw Lem.


New York: Walker and Company,U.S. edition. 1970. Octavo, cloth. First edition in English. The first book by Lem published in English. Translated from a French translation by Joanna Kilmartin and Steve Cox. "...this novel combines profound philosophical speculation with the structure of traditional action-adventure SF, embodied in a clear, vivid writing style..." "A major work by any measure." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-115. Filmed twice, the first time a Russian release in 1972 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (U.S. release in 1973) and filmed again in 2002 in the U.S. by Steven Soderbergh. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-115. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2107-12. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a small closed tear (19 mm) to the upper right front panel and slight shelf wear to upper right front corner and upper spine panel. An attractive copy. (15716). Item #15716

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