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

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 262

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 12 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,738,582