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    Ray Bradbury: The Machineries of Joy. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964), first edition, 255 pages, yellow quarter cloth and orange paper boards with black lettering and decoration on spine and front board, 8vo (5.75" x 8.5"), dust jacket (in protective Mylar). Jacket illustration by Isadore Seltzer. Most of the stories in this collection were first published in Playboy or the Saturday Evening Post, which is in itself an interesting dichotomy. The stories were collected for the first time in this book. The copy presented here is about fine, with minor edge wear, including one bump to the top edge. The dust jacket shows some rubbing and general wear, especially to the spine head and tail and the top of the front panel. Still, the colors remain vibrant. The textblock is immaculate. From the Ventura Collection.

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