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    Ray Bradbury. Four Private Press Publications, Two Signed.
    Widely considered to be one of the greatest and most popular American writers of speculative fiction during the twentieth century, we offer here four limited edition works privately published by Bradbury as "Subscriber's Copies." Old Ahab's Friend, and Friend to Noah, Speaks His Piece. [N.p.]: Roy Squires, [1971]. First edition. Subscriber's copy bound in stiff brown printed wrappers with string ties, this being number 240 in a limited issue of 485. Octavo. Six pages. Also offered is a second copy of this booklet - this one from the limited autographed edition of 40 copies signed by the author, being number 28. Signed copy includes the marbled paper dust wrapper. Both copies are very fine, with white mailing envelopes. [and:] That Son of Richard III - A Birth Announcement. [Glendale, CA]: Roy Squires, 1974. First edition. Subscriber's copy bound in stiff dark brown wrappers with blue print and string ties. "Autograph Edition" from a run of 85, this being copy LXVI. Octavo. Eight pages. Includes decorative blue dust wrapper and original printed mailing envelope. Very fine. [and:] That Ghost, That Bride of Time. [N.p.]: [1976]. First Edition. Subscriber's copy, signed by the author. Textured cream wrappers with titles in red, Tairei paper overlay; string ties. "This is copy 86 of an edition of 400. Copies numbered 1-150 are signed by the author and are reserved for subscribers." In very fine condition with original mailing envelope.

    A wonderful collection of Bradbury's scarce private publications! From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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