May 05, 2009 - Sale 2179

Sale 2179 - Lot 7

Price Realized: $ 1,560
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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(ARION PRESS.) Abbott, Edwin Abbott. Flatland. Introduction signed by Ray Bradbury. Initials by Gill Shadow. Illustrations by Andrew Hoyem. Tall accordion-folded pages in an aluminum binding that sits in a metal frame with latch at top, trianglar metal piece missing from lower front left corner. San Francisco, 1980

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number 38 of 275 signed by hoyem and one of the most unusual books printed by the arion press. The colors and grey background that appear on some plates were applied by hand; some diagrams were photo-engraved, the letterpress printing and die cutting were executed on a hand-fed press, and the binding was crafted from aluminum by Q-Rolo Sheet Metal Products.