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6 June 2006
VERNE, Jules (1828-1905). From the Earth to the Moon ... and a Trip round it. New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1874. 8°. 80 plates (one or two very light spots). Original pictorial cloth gilt (head and foot of spine slightly chipped), slipcase. First American illustrated edition.
BRADBURY, Ray (b. 1920). Dark Carnival. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947. 8°. Original black buckram, gilt-lettered spine, dust-jacket by George Barrows (worn at extremities). FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST COLLECTION OF STORIES. His twenty-seven tales of the supernatural had appeared in Mademoiselle, Harper's, Weird Tales and other magazines from 1940 onwards. Seven were omitted from the English edition published by Hamish Hamilton in 1948. Currey p. 55.
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