THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Bradbury on the title page. 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 hint of the usual tanning to spine panel, a fine copy in very good dust jacket with several mild vertical creases and virtually unnoticeable tape mends to inner surface of the spine panel. An attractive copy. (#162373).
First edition so stated on copyright page.