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    Ray Bradbury. The October Country. New York: Ballantine Books, [1955].

    First edition, first state. Octavo. 306 pages. Illustrated by Joe Mugnaini. Multiple illustrations within the text.

    Publisher's red cloth covers with the spine lettered in black. Upside-down monogram on the spine signifying the first state. Illustrated dust jacket. Minor shelf wear. Dust jacket slightly soiled with faded spine and one small closed tear on the back and one on the front; small puncture hole to spine. Altogether a very good copy.

    The October Country
    features fourteen stories which first appeared in Bradbury's Dark Carnival published by Arkham House in 1947 as well as four new stories appearing in book form for the first time: "The Dwarf," "The Watchful Poker Chip of H. Matisse," "Touched With Fire," and "The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone." Ray Bradbury was recently awarded the National Medal of Arts.


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