THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed by Bradbury. Bradbury's second and most famous book, a collection of closely linked stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-154. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 255. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 3. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1348-52. Just a touch of the usual tanning to spine panel, a fine copy in very good dust jacket with rubbing along folds, shallow loss at left and right corners of spine ends and three corner tips, and short closed tear at top rear flap fold. An unrestored jacket which presents well overall. (#114532).
First edition so stated on copyright page.