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Metropolis by Thea von Harbou - Paperback - 1st Edition - 1926 - from Hyraxia (SKU: 5809)

Metropolis

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Metropolis

by Thea von Harbou

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  • near fine
  • paperback
  • First
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Berlin: August Scherl. Berlin, August Scherl, 1926. First Edition. Third Impression. An important book, with four stills (complete) from the science fiction epic of the same year. The third issue in wraps. Preceded by the first thousand with the Willy Reimann illustration (of which was have a copy in stock as of writing), and the second thousand matching this issue. Condition is near fine. Externally just lightly worn, internally with a fairly trivial waterstain to first couple of dozen leaves. Doesn't really detract. Spine a little worn, but a very presentable copy. Thea von Harbou and her husband, Fritz Lang, worked on the film concurrently. The plot of the film and book were produced together. It was a massive undertaking, and hugely popular. It remains one of the era's most important films, and the present title is one of the most collectable books in science fiction film. Uncommon. Cover art / illustrations by Werner Graul [5809, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Paperback. 1st Edition. Third Printing. 1926.

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Bookseller
Hyraxia GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
5809
Title
Metropolis
Author
Thea von Harbou
Illustrator
Werner Graul
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
August Scherl
Place of Publication
Berlin
Date published
1926
Keywords
SCIENCE FICTION,SHOWCASE,FILM

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