METROPOLIS. Thea Von Harbou.


London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [circa 1935]. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-250 [251: blank] [252: printer's imprint] [253-256: blank] [note: first and last leaves used as front and rear paste-downs], four inserted plates reproducing stills based on the film, original red boards, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First illustrated British edition. Reissue utilizing the plates of the 1927 Readers Library Publishing Company edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-23; (1981) 2-112; (1987) 2-123 and (1995) 2-132. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1040. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 104. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1383-86. Bleiler (1978), p. 93. Reginald 14733. Hint of rubbing to boards, mostly along outer front joint, pulp paper lightly age-darkened (less than usual), a clean, near fine copy of this cheap, fragile production. Scarce. (13379). Item #13379

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