Playboy (1954-60) Group of Eight Issues Featuring Fiction and Non-Fiction by Ray Bradbury. What do the April and May 1954, January and December 1955, March and June 1956, January 1957, and August 1960 issues of Playboy have in common? Not just centerfolds! Each of these issues, copies of which are included here, featured works by the great Ray Bradbury, including (chronologically) excerpts from Fahrenheit 451, and complete short stories The Concrete Mixer, The Next In Line, The First Night of Lent (article), A Sound of Thunder, In a Season of Calm Weather (with illustration by Picasso), and The Best of All Possible Worlds.

    The copies appear in overall Fine condition, but the December 1955 issue, while complete has detached center pages, including the centerfold; the January 1957 issue has 2 detached but still present pages but is missing the centerfold; and the August 1960 issue is missing the centerfold. From the Frank Collection.

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