Eden by Stanisław Lem [FIRST PAPERBACK PRINTING] 1989 • HBJ *See condition

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Eden by Stanisław Lem


First english language edition of this Polish science fiction classic.  Published simultaneously in hardcover and trade paperback first editions.  

1st Edition / Printing Trade Paperback in good reading condition with flaws:

*Water staining to page margins at far end of the book, with some visible water staining to rear cover.  See last 2 photos.

A six-man crew crash-lands on Eden, fourth planet from another sun. The men find a strange world that grows ever stranger, and everywhere there are images of death. The crew's attempt to communicate with this civilization leads to violence and to a cruel truth—cruel precisely because it is so human. Translated by Marc E. Heine. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.