ycie maszyn [The life of machines]. Biblioteka Iskier, no. 46 (series title).

Lwów: Ksi nica-Atlas, 1934. Octavo (20 × 13.5 cm). Original pictorial paper-covered cloth; 252, [1] pp. Boards rubbed to edges; inscriptions to front and rear endpapers; still about very good.

The striking photo-montage wrapper illustration is attributed to the artist Konstanty Sopo ko (1903–1992), but it has been suggested that the designer was, in fact, Teresa arnowerówna (1897–1949), co-founder of the first constructivist artist movement in Warsaw. Along with Mieczys aw Szczuka, her lover and collaborator, she was the only artist active in political photo-montage in pre-war Poland. Burdecki was a Polish writer of science fiction and popular works on science, KVK, OCLC show only the copy at the Polish National Library. Book ID: 50140

Price: $500.00