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    Ray Bradbury. Dandelion Wine. Garden City: 1957. First edition. Inscribed.

    More Information: Ray Bradbury. Dandelion Wine. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. First edition. Inscribed: "For / John Knight-- / [sketch of a dandelion] / This dandelion from / 'Dandelion Wine' / with the good wishes / of Ray Bradbury / 1968." Octavo. 281, [1] pages. Publisher's full bright yellow cloth, spine lettered in gilt and pale blue. Original illustrated dust jacket. Top and bottom edges trimmed; top edge stained yellow; fore-edge untrimmed. Fairly mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends softened and just starting to fray. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge just a touch dusty. Faint uneven toning to endpapers. A bit of light wear at spine and flap fold ends of jacket; splits just starting at both ends of rear flap fold and top end of front; flap folds softly creased; mild rubbing and toning to exposed panels of jacket; small pencil mark to lower corner of front panel. Minor uneven toning at verso. Very nearly fine. Currey, p. 55. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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