THE ILLUSTRATED MAN SIGNED FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Doubleday & Company, New York, 1951. Stated First Edition, First Printing, Boldly signed: Near fine book, boldly signed on a laid in bookplate, with an original unrestored first printing dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition with bright beige boards still maintaining their original sheen, with unfaded titles to spine.
The boards have sharp corners, and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The internal pages and end papers are clean and flat with No marks, No inscriptions, No stains, No bent pages and No foxing. The book was boldly signed on a loosely laid in bookplate in red felt tip marker by Ray Bradbury.Beautiful clean, crisp book, appearing as unread. Please see images, including sample pages.
The original price clipped first edition dust jacket has the typical fading of the red spine to a soft beige tone. Otherwise this unrestored jacket has strong bright vibrant colors with some slight rubbing/nicks and overall presents the book beautifully on the shelf! The dust jacket is now protected in a new clear removeable archival cover.
A clean, crisp copy of this signed title in highly collectible condition. Presents well on the shelf.
This book is part of a collection. The item "SIGNED NEAR FINE 1ST/1ST EDITION THE ILLUSTRATED MAN RAY BRADBURY" is in sale since Wednesday, March 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.