Item #31439 DEATH IS A LONELY BUSINESS. Ray Bradbury.


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. Octavo, full black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, all edges gilt, gray end papers. First edition. One 70 copies specially bound for Bradbury's use. Inscribed, dated and signed by Bradbury to well known fans on the front free end paper (stating 1/70). Also laid in is a one page printed poem "A Christmas Wish 1988" from Maggie and Ray Bradbury, signed by Bradbury. Mystery novel set in Venice, CA in 1949. "...a loving tribute to the hard-boiled detective genre of Hammett and Chandler and a gently nostalgic evocation of a time and place." - from the front flap. A fine copy, no dust jacket as issued. (31439). Item #31439

Price: $450.00

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