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    Bradbury's First Book, Inscribed

    Ray Bradbury. Dark Carnival. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First edition of the author's first book, one of 3,000 copies printed. Inscribed by Bradbury on the front free endpaper: "For Bob / O'Malley / This "Dark / Carnival" / First- / From / Ray Bradbury / Mar. 10, 1978." Octavo. [viii], [314], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned and chipped, some edgewear and thumbsoiling to jacket. Cloth spine a bit dull, some rubbing to binding, one gutter a bit overopened (no splitting). Still, a very good copy. From the collection of Bob O'Malley.

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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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