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    Thea von Harbou. Metropolis. Berlin: August Scherl, [1926]. Limited edition of 300 copies, signed by the author and her husband, director Fritz Lang, of which this is number 40. Octavo. 273, [1] pages. Publisher's textured bright red cloth decorated in gilt. Gilt on spine somewhat worn. Beige endpapers. Internally clean and tight, all edges trimmed, top edge gilt; minor text block edgewear. Housed in custom red cloth clamshell case backed in black morocco, spine lettered in gilt. Near fine or better.

    A particularly bright and beautiful limited edition of this classic science fiction novel, perhaps better remembered by its film adaptation courtesy of the author's husband, Fritz Lang, in 1927. This limited edition is signed by both the author and her husband on the limitation page.

    Anatomy of Wonder III, 2-123; Bleiler (1990), 1040. From the Gary Munson Collection


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    October, 2021
    14th Thursday
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