BRADBURY, Ray. The Martian Chronicles. With an Introduction by Martin Gardner and Illustrations by Joseph Mugnaini. Avon, Connecticut: Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club, 1974.
Limited Edition of 2000 numbered copies signed by the author and artist, this being copy no. 1403. Octavo (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches; 265 x 185 mm). xviii, 309, (1, blank), (1, colophon), (1, blank) pp. Eleven full color plates including one double-page ,and miscellaneous black and white text illustrations.
Black cloth with silvered cosmos effect. Silver lettering to spine. Edges sprinkled in black. Original glassine dust jacket. Publisher's slipcase. Very fine in like slipcase and very good dust jacket.
Designed by Ernst Reichl and printed by the Connecticut Printers in Bloomfield. The lithographs were drawn on the plates by Joe Mugnaini, collaborator on many of Ray Bradbury's books and who is considered by Bradbury fans to be the author's best illustrator, vividly capturing the essence of his work with stylish verve.
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