Sunday, November 25, 2007

Stocking Stuffer: The Martian Chronicles (1950)

Looking for a unique holiday stocking stuffer for the science fiction fan? Consider a signed First Edition hardcover copy of Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles (1950). Here’s the description of a copy which is selling for $6,500 on
The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury (1950)

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Co, Inc.
Publication Date: 1950
Binding: Hardcover
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition

Fine in fine dust jacket. A science fiction landmark signed by author on the title page. Book is fine without any marks to the binding or the text and just a trace of the usual tanning to the spine. D.J. is fine and is not price-clipped. A beautiful copy with no fading or tears to the dust jacket and rare thus. First edition.

Price: $6,500
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