Prague: Vydalo Aventinum, 1920. First Edition. The correct first edition of Karel Capek's seminal play, which introduced the Czech word "robot" into the world's vernacular.
Publisher's copy, with six sets of unbound signatures laid into a slightly tall card jacket as called for. First leaf of the first signature (with monograph designed by Capek) slightly loose but not detached.The jacket has had some modest professional restorations at the edges, visible only on the verso and affecting the "K" in "Karel" and the last "R" in "RUR" on the spine. Overall, signatures Very Good plus in a jacket that presents as Near Fine, with light fading at the edges of the rear panel and a small stain at one corner of same.
Jacket 8.75 x 6 inches. Signatures 8.5 x 6 inches.