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The October Country by  Ray Bradbury - Signed First Edition - 1955 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 004488)

The October Country

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The October Country

by Bradbury, Ray

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York : Ballantine Books, 1955 First printing of the first edition, first state, with the "BB" monogram on spine of book inverted, red cloth with black lettering on spine, 8vo, 306pp. Preceded by a limited edition of 50 copies bound for the author. Signed by Ray Bradbury directly on the title page. Minor rubbing to board edge (primarily to spine ends), else book in fine condition; dust jacket with tanning to spine, minor paper loss to spine ends, lightly rubbed/soiled panels, a few short close tears to top and bottom front cover, light paper loss (primarily at spine ends), else fine.


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Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
The October Country
Bradbury, Ray
Joe Mugnaini
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1st Edition
Ballantine Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Science Fiction, Macabre, Horror.

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About Idler Fine Books

We specialize in First Editions in Fiction, Poetry, Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery, many signed first editions and limited editions.


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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
First Edition
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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
first state
used in book collecting to refer to a book from the earliest run of a first edition, generally distinguished by a change in some... [More]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]

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