Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 2,760
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(ARION PRESS.) Abbott, Edwin A. Flatland. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. Initials by Gill Shadow; illustrations by Andrew Hoyem. Tall 8vo, accordion-folded pages in an aluminum binding that sits in a metal frame with latch at top (hook missing). San Francisco, 1980

Additional Details

number 243 of 275 signed by bradbury on the introduction. 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.