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October Country by Ray Bradbury first issue hardcover with dust jacket

October Country by Ray Bradbury. Ballantine Books. (1955). No statement of edition. 307 pages. 5 1/2" x 8" Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: A long series of closed tears going most of the way up the front panel along the spine. Spine is sun-faded. With original price of $3.50. There is minor bumping and tears to dust jack edges. Some surface wear. Now protected by a removable mylar dj cover. BOOK: Dull red cloth with black lettering on the spine. Has inverted 'BB' on the spine in accordance with the Curry bibliography. Moderate cover edge wear. Two light pinhead-sized spots on the leading edge of the page block with some light soiling there. Otherwise, no previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. IL25a