Presentation Copy Inscribed and Signed from Bradbury to Nils Hardin. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First edition of the author's first book. Presentation copy, inscribed by Bradbury: For Nils Hardin - / And to the Ghost of / Mrs Miller - This / Book is Signed With / Signed With [sic] Love / to Rest the Ghost, / And Affection to / Greet a New Friend - / Ray Bradbury / Jan.On the front free endpaper. [viii], , 2, blank pages. Publisher's full black cloth with gilt spine titles. Original pictorial dust jacket by George Barrows. Mild rubbing to binding, with some dust-soiling.
Some rubbing and edge wear to the dust jacket, with a few small chips, creases and short tears. Noticeable dust-soiling and foxing to both sides of the jacket. A very good copy of Bradbury's first story collection. Nils Hardin was a publisher and editor, most notably of the 1970s fanzine.The item "DARK CARNIVAL SIGNED by RAY BRADBURY to Nils Hardin 1st Ed. Of 1st Book" is in sale since Tuesday, June 3, 2014. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "marcorl" and is located in Glendale, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Taiwan, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay, Thailand, Switzerland, Chile.