Item #28557 THE OCTOBER COUNTRY. Ray Bradbury.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1955]. Octavo, illustrations by Joe Mugnaini, original red cloth, lettered in black. First edition. Currey binding B1, probable first state of the trade binding with publisher's logo inverted at base of spine. This title reprints the contents of DARK CARNIVAL (1947), most with revisions and it also includes four stories collected here for the first time; "The Dwarf," "The Watchful Poker Chip of H. Matisse," "Touched With Fire," and "The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone." See Barron: Horror Literature 3-34. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #259. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to the spine ends and corner tips, no fade to the orange title lettering of the spine panel. An excellent copy. (28557). Item #28557

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