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    Ray Bradbury Dark Carnival (Arkham House, 1947). Bradbury's first book, from a print run of 3,112 copies. Collection of 27 stories, including "The Small Assassin," "The Scythe," and "Jack-In-the-Box." Bradbury did not permit Dark Carnival to be reprinted until 2001, since updated versions of many of the stories were collected as The October Country. In Fine condition with some rubbing and minor chipping to the dust jacket. Listed as #7 on Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide's list of the 35 most valuable Arkham editions. Arkham House Books value for Fine copy = $1,250.

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    November, 2010
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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