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STEIN, Gertrude.

The World is Round.

Pictures by Clement Hurd.

Published: San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986

Stock code: 88139

Price: £425

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Limited edition of 400 copies. Also included are a balloon and The World is Not Flat, “A square companion volume to the round edition of The World is Round, containing the publishing history of Gertrude Stein’s book for children (and adults), with illustrations by Clement Hurd, as related by Edith Thatcher Hurd”.

Original pink cloth circular boards (225 mm diameter), titles to front board blue. Housed in the original printed pink card box. With 26 photoengravings taken from proofs of the original linoleum blocks and wood blocks cut by Clement Hurd for the 1967 edition published by Young Scott Books. A fine set in the lightly discoloured and rubbed box .

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