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    First Edition with a Signed Science Fiction Author's Playing Card

    Ray Bradbury. The Illustrated Man. Garden City: Doubleday, 1951.

    First edition. Bradbury has signed a Science Fiction Authors playing card bearing his image that has been laid into the book. Octavo. 251 pages. Publisher's tan cloth with brown stamping to spine. Edges of boards and pages are lightly toned and shows minor insect damage. Dust jacket is price clipped has some edge wear and fading to spine. Folds and edges are toned, and the rear panel is lightly soiled. Overall, a very good copy.

    "Eighteen SF and fantasy stories from 1947 to 1951 plus prologue and epilogue. Structured by the device of a man's body tattooed with pictures, each of which comes alive with a story. [...] Some social criticism, but emphasis on sentimentality in highly crafted, emotion-generating stories."

    Anatomy of Wonder
    , 4-101.


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