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I, Robot: Three Laws of Robotics

Sobota, Jan; Sobota, Jarmila
Format
Book
Published
[Loket, Czech Republic] : Jan & Jarmila Sobota, 2007.
Language
English
Variant Title
Three laws of robotics
Summary
Short history of robots, from the first use of the word by Karel Capek in his play R.U.R., through the works of Isaac Asimov. Concludes with Asimov's original three laws of robotics and the later law zero.
Description
1 v. (unpaged) ; 73 x 68 x 32 mm.
Notes
  • "Designed, published created in limited edition of 30 numbered and signed copies by Jan and Jarmila Sobota in Loket, Czech Republic, 2007"--Colophon.
  • Text is on accordion-fold strip which is housed inside a hand-molded lead-grey epoxy figure of a robot with applied metal arms and feet. Front of robot inscribed: Karel Capek / I, Robot / Isaac Asimov. Text is accessed by opening back panel of robot, which hinges down to reveal knob to pull text out. Title page is affixed inside compartment.
  • Issued in brushed grey metallic-look paper-covered case with applied steel washers at corners on front and back.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Number 3 of the edition. Given by Caroline Yarnall McGehee Lindemann in memory of her husband, Carden Coleman McGehee, UVA 1947.650
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