Metropolis, Thea von Harbou. First English Edition.

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Metropolis, Thea von Harbou. First English Edition.

750.00

Metropolis, Thea von Harbou. First Edition in English, First Printing, preceded by the 1924 German Edition. Basis for the 1927 film, written by von Harbou and her husband, Fritz Lang, who was the director. London: Readers Library Publishing Co., 1927. First printing as denoted by the lack of the book's mention in the ads. A good copy in a fair dust jacket, protected in archival mylar. Boards show some expected shelfwear, pages are toned and somewhat brittle, but fully intact. Pastedown at the rear hinge starting to peel. Jacket shows some chipping to extremities, and a piece missing from the spine, along with two loose pieces at the spine. Rare.

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