New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First printing; Octavo;VG/VG-; Yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket has minor shelf wear with bumping to the corners, it also has moderate black smudges to both front and rear; Boards have minor liquid stain to the rear but clean Text block has minor pencil marks to the rear paste down; rear free end paper and end paper are age-toned with slight foxing and discoloring due to exposure to the sun otherwise text is clean; 255p.
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London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First UK Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG/VG-; spine white and gray pictorial with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has some slight chipping to head of spine, larger chipping to tail, some to corners; slight soiling to rear cover; slight age-toning to pages; threatening to crack on ffep gutter; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Sauk City, Wis. Arkham House, 1947. First edition. Octavo. Hardcover in dust jacket. Bradbury's first book. Dust jacket designed by George Barrows. VG/VG-. Interior age-toned, with some foxing to endpapers. Boards rubbed at extremities. Binding tight. Jacket rubbed, with chipping to corners, and two large chips at spine ends. Shelve in Case #8.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G; black and grey spine with red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, minor peeling on front flap, chipping around edges, back of DJ has been colored black in some areas to hide chipping; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges, spine very slightly cocked; textblock has minor edgewear, age toning, otherwise clean, binding strong; pp 313; signed by author on label pasted to front endpaper; FLP Collection. Case 8.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1953. Later Printing; Octavo; VG- Hardcover with dust jacket; Yellow and grey spine with black text; dust jacket has shelf wear with tears to the corners and edges, dust jacket also has rubbing to the front exterior, a slight liquid stain to the front and smudges to the rear; Save slight bumping to the tips and minor exposure to the sun, Boards are clean and sturdy; Text block has age toning and moderately tanned to the margins, gutters and edges otherwise clean; 250p.
[Glendale, CA]: Apollo Year Two [Roy A. Squires], 1971. Limited First Edition [#173/485]. sewn 8vo. pamphlet, unpaginated, VG+; very mild shelfwear to brown covers; dark brown paper endpapers; untrimmed fore-edge to front cover and bfep; brown threading to spine; interior pristine; pamphlet housed in plastic; No. 173 out of 485 first edition copies "printed during May and June 1971 A.D." stated to limitation page; publisher stated "Apollo Year Two" to title page; contains ephemera to front endpapers (a checklist of publications printed by Roy A. Squires, Glendale, CA, in which this title is included; one of Bradbury's poems on Herman Melville's Moby-Dick; shelved Case 0.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Blue pictorial spine, white text; Minor rubbing to board corners, dinging on bottom right corner of front board; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, rubbing along corners, edges, and back cover, sunning on back cover and back inside slip; Text block clean, age toned, pages durable, text legible; pp 233. Shelve Case 8. LP Consignment.
New York: Olivetti, 1979. 4to., 204 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, white lettering to spine, illustration 3 1/2" by 2 3/4" affixed to front board; spotting with gray discoloration to top margin of back board and top edges of boards, boards cocked, binding sturdy; bright illustrated endpapers by Folon; interior clean; leaves glossy; contains several full-color water-color plates; 2 identical golden yellow matte leaves featuring various facsimile signatures of Bradbury housed to back endpapers; "This copy not for sale" stated to copyright page, most likely a private printing; LP consignment; shelved front table.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1955. First Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine dark green with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; chipping to head of spine, some small closed tears and wear; small dent on front hinge of spine; shelved sci/fi special collection or window.
[Glendale, CA]: Roy A. Squires, 1951. Limited First Edition. sewn 8vo. pamphlet, unpaginated, VG-; mild wear and age-toning to dark teal paper covers; metallic maroon embossed facsimile of Bradbury's signature to front cover; light gray threading to spine; interior clean; printed on light gray-green Curtis Tweedweave paper (stated to limitation page); tipped-in frontispiece by Mugnaini no longer affixed to verso of first blank page (age-toned paste residue present); a limited printing of 280 copies, with 130 copies "reserved for private distribution by the author and the printer" and 150 copies for sale; housed in small manila envelope; shelved Case 0.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. 10mo; pp 306; Fair/no-dj; red spine with black text; 2nd state; scarce; cloth show slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; moderate wear to edges; tape residue to rear at head and tail; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior; ex-libray with markings inside; ex-library with pouch to rear end paper; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; some soiling due to tape residue to front and rear endpapers; book review adhered to ffep; illustrated;.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First Edition, First State. 8vo., 306 pp., VG/VG-; DJ white with black and red lettering, text to spine faded orange; rubbing to edges of DJ, shelfwear/age-toning to covers, notation in pencil to spine; price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; Currey binding "B," no priority, red cloth boards, black lettering to spine, with upside-down Ballantine logo to tail of spine; bumping/fraying to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges and corners of boards; boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; mild wear to text-block, age-toning mostly to top of text-block; age-toning to back endpapers; interior clean; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
1952/1980. Three items signed by William Nolan. A napkin folded to 8 1/2 x 4 inches, with a drawing by Nolan of a Bear, signed and dated 5/31/80.; A copy of the Ray Bradbury Review, 1952, inscribed by Nolan on the inside of front cover. There is one closed tear on the front cover along tail of spine extending 3 inches into the cover. In stapled paperback wrappers.; The Manuscript copy of Nolan's Short Story 'The Trees of Yesterday', with TLS cover letter dated 'Oct. 20, '80'. The manuscript has substantial writing, highlighting, and underlining.; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
Los Angeles: The Limited Editions Club, 1962. First Edition. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ; white spine with gilt spine label and black text; comes in navy slipcase (in VG condition, with some rubbing); cover has slight rubbing around edges and along spine, boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 268; limited edition - number 286 of 1500 copies - signed by illustrator.