THE DAY IT RAINED FOREVER. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1959. Octavo, blue boards, spine panel stamped in silver. First edition, presumed first binding. Briefly inscribed by Bradbury on the front free endpaper: "DAVID! / Ray Bradbury." Collects stories from A MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY with the following changes: deletes four stories, "A Medicine for Melancholy," "The First Night of Lent," "All Summer in a Day," and "The Great Collision of Monday Last" and adds "Referent," "Almost the End of the World," "Here There Be Tygers," "Perchance to Dream," and "And the Rock Cried Out." "University College School Library" stamp on title page (no other library marks in the book), two small spots to top edge of pages, a solid very good copy in good dust jacket with wear and edges and faded spine panel. "BRAD" is written in white ink on the spine, but is light and hardly noticeable. (#158521).
No statement of printing. The second printing is marked "Second impression 1962" on copyright page.