SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Bradbury to John Melville dated 8 October 1982 on the front free endpaper. "... remains the quintessential Bradbury fiction." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1769-73. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-45. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-51. Top edge stain spotted, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with rubbing to corner tips and partial thin line of surface cracking along outer spine creases. (#162375).
First printing so stated on copyright page.