New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. First American Edition. The author's fourth book, a collection of 22 stories culled from the pages of various pulp magazines. Item #1488
First Printing. Octavo; dark gray cloth, with titles stamped in yellow on spine; dustjacket; 250pp; illus. Signed and dated in ballpoint pen by Bradbury on the title page, who has cleverly used his signature as part of a smiling goblin drawing. Hint of offsetting to endpapers, else a Fine, unrubbed copy. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly edgeworn and spine-sunned, with a few tiny tears and several old, faint dampstains (fairly shallow) along the edges; Very Good+.