DescriptionRay Bradbury. Dark Carnival. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947.
First edition. Signed by Bradbury on the title page. Octavo. 313 pages. One of 3,112 copies published.
Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Some minor toning to the textblock edges. Dust jacket is lightly worn at the spine tail and corners, with noticeable rubbing and some soiling to the rear panel; light sunning to the spine. A very good copy.
Dark Carnival was Bradbury's first published book and was extremely well received. Years later, Bradbury would reissue Dark Carnival as The October Country, with updated versions of most of the stories.
Currey, p. 55.
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