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    Ray Bradbury. Six Signed Titles, Including an Interesting Association Copy, including: The Martian Chronicles. Avon: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Limited to 2000 copies of which this is number 838. Signed by Bradbury and the illustrator Joseph Mugnaini on the limitation page. Octavo. 309 pages. Glassine dust jacket shows minor edge wear with spine darkening and a one-half inch chip about mid-spine. In publisher's slipcase with worn corners. Near fine. [and:] The Toynbee Convector. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Limited to 350 copies of which this is number 54. Signed by Bradbury on the limitation page. Octavo. 275 pages. In publisher's slipcase. Fine. [and:] Fahrenheit 451 The 40th Anniversary Edition. New York: Simon & Schuster, [1993]. Limited to 500 copies of which this is number 472. Signed by Bradbury on the limitation page. Octavo. 190 pages. In publisher's slipcase. Fine. [and:] Death is a Lonely Business. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, [1985]. One of seventy specially bound presentation copies for the author. Signed by Bradbury on the front endpaper, "1 of 70 / copies! / Ray Bradbury / 4/4/88." Octavo. 278 pages. Publisher's black cloth with gold stamping on the front and spine and gilt page edges. Cloth is rubbed with extensive spotting. In custom clamshell case. Very good. [and:] The Martian Chronicles. New York: Time Incorporated, 1963. This is an association copy that Mr. Bradbury has signed on the title page to film producer Dino De Laurentiis. The inscription reads, "For Dino / De Laurentiis! / "These Martian Chronicles" / with the / good wishes / of / Ray Bradbury / May 1970." 267 pages. The covers show some minor edge wear with some light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Very good. [and:] The Stories of Ray Bradbury. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980. Uncorrected proof. Signed by Bradbury on the front cover. 884 pages. Lower corner of front cover is lightly bumped, affecting the first few pages. Spine shows minor fading. Near fine. From the Frank Collection.

    Currey. Ahearn.


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