We continue the topic of the first editions of Stanisław Lem's work.
"What can we learn from aliens? In a series of stories written for over thirty years, Stanisław Lem proves that a lot.
Ijon Tichy, the protagonist of Diaries of the Star, communes with various extraterrestrials like Gulliver. During his numerous interplantetary journeys, the traveler got to know various alien civilizations, created both by thinking beings and by advanced robots.
Surprisingly, the aliens living on planets distant in space (sometimes also in time) have more in common with us than it might seem ... "Source: Wydawnictwo Literackie
This topic is discussed by the master of SF literature in the series of short stories entitled: Diaries of the stars.
The first episodes of Diaries of the Stars come from the beginning of the 1950s, the last story - The Last Journey of Ijon Tichy - was written in 1999. The series is continued with the novels Local Vision (1982) and Peace on Earth (1987).
Today we present the first edition from 1957. Physical description:
DIARY OF THE STARS, 1st edition, 1957
Warszaw 1957, Panstwowe Wyd. "ISKRY", pp 258 , paperback
The cover and title page were designed by Marian Stachurski
VERY GOOD CONDITION/ bend in upper part, NICE COPY
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