Dark Carnival (Signed Lettered Edition).
Springfield, PA: Gauntlet Press, 2001.
First limited edition. Leatherbound hardcover edition in traycase. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #1325
Collects the twenty-seven short stories that comprised the original 1947 Arkham House release. With an Afterword by Clive Barker. Includes a new introduction by Bradbury, two short afterwords written by Bradbury (in addition to the Barker afterword), a one page essay titled "The Winged Bat," in which Bradbury tells how he came to write Dark Carnival and "A Child's garden of Terror," a proposal Bradbury wrote to himself for Dark Carnival. Numerous other bells and whistles, including an audio CD interview of Bradbury talking off the cuff about events which took place over fifty years ago.
SIGNED lettered edition limited to 52 copies, this being letter YY. Signed by both Bradbury and Barker on a special limitation page.
An as new copy situated in a beveled leather traycase with a drawer and handle with the original U.S. and U.K. covers inset on the front and back of the traycase.
A truly historic collection and representation.