Lot 2 of 302:
Abbott's Flatland, a geometric fantasy, 1884  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. With Illustrations by the Author, A SQUARE

Author:
[Abbott, Edwin A.]

Place:
London

Publisher:
Seeley & Co.

Date:
1884

Description:

xvi, 102 pp. Sketches in the text by the author. 22.4x18 cm (8¾x7¼"), original pictorial parchment wrappers. Second Edition, Revised.

Published the same year as the first edition, with same publisher, and two additional pages. "The great classic of dimensional thought, this has been a highly influential work in science- fiction." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2. Owner's presentation inscription on half title dated 1890.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Darkening to wrappers, small chips at extremities and spine, foxing to endpapers, darkening to extreme page edges; very good, with custom folding box.


 
Item number:
301814
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