Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. First Edition. Bradbury's third book, a collection of 18 short stories (with a prologue and epilogue). Basis for Jack Smight's 1969 film adaptation, starring Rod Steiger and Claire Bloom. Item #5033
First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); beige cloth, with titles stamped in dark grey on spine; dustjacket; [ii],,10-251,pp. Inscribed by the author in red marker on the front endpaper. Base of spine gently pushed, some very subtle toning to upper board edges, else a clean, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.75), spine panel sunned a few shades, with light wear to spine ends and some trivial dustiness to rear panel, else without chips or tears; on the better side of Very Good+.