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    The Arion Press Flatland

    [Arion Press]. Edwin A. Abbott. Flatland. A Romance of Many Dimensions. San Francisco: Arion Press, 1980. Introduction by Ray Bradbury. Limited edition of two hundred and seventy-five copies, of which this is copy number 153. Introduction signed by Ray Bradbury. Book designed in an accordion-fold format with hand colored cutout illustrations by Andrew Hoyem. Each individual paper panel (or page) measure 7 x 14 inches. The text can be opened to read as a square and when unfolded extends to 33 feet per side. The first half of the book is printed on one side of the panels, while the second half of the book is printed on the opposite side. Aluminum frame case binding by Q-Rolo Sheet Metal Products with the title on both metal covers and frame. Metal binding lightly scuffed and scratched along the margins, lightly soiled on lower edge. Pencil bookseller's notes on upper margin of "Printer's Note" page. Near fine copy. Includes order form, prospectus, and instructions. From the collection of California bibliophile Melba Berry Bennett.

    This is the seventh publication of the Arion Press


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