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    [Edwin A. Abbott] Flatland, A Romance of Many Dimensions. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1885.

    First American edition. Twelvemo. 155 pages with illustrations by the author.

    Bound in dark blue canvas with a pictorial map embossed on the cover. Moderate wear to all edges and corners; darkening of spine with significant wear at joints, head and tail. Faint age toning throughout; textblock is in fine condition. Penned notation on title page in an unknown hand. One of the most significant books published in the late 19th century, Flatland offers a comic and philosophic tale told by one of its citizens and challenges notions of reality by walking readers through a two-dimensional world where all things are flat. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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