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    Ray Bradbury. The Illustrated Man. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First edition. Inscribed twice by the author, once on the half-title: "To / Jerry Norton Weist / from / 'The Illustrated / Man / Himself; / Ray Bradbury / 2/15/98" with an original illustration after the dust jacket art by Bradbury, and once on the title-page: "David! / Ray Bradbury / 2/5/88." Octavo (7.875 x 5.25 inches; 200 x 133 mm.). 251, [1, epilogue] pages. Publisher's full light brown cloth, spine lettered in gray; all edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Fairly mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends a bit softened; slight toning to cloth at spine and board edges. Normal, light age toning to edges of text block; tiny amount of scuffing along top and bottom. Previous owner bookplate affixed to front pastedown; mild uneven toning to endpapers. Minimal edge wear to jacket with very minor fraying just starting at spine and flap fold ends; slight rubbing to exposed panels. Handful of spots of faint foxing and some light rubbing at verso. Very nearly fine. Adapted for film in 1969, starring Rod Steiger. Several stories were also later adapted for television on The Ray Bradbury Theater.
    Estimate: $1,000 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.


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    August, 2019
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