Bradbury, Ray. Dark Carnival. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. One of 3,000 copies of the first edition of the author’s first book, inscribed on the front flyleaf: “For Clyde/with my friendliest good wishes/from Ray Bradbury/March, 1953”. Gilt-lettered black cloth, pictorial unclipped dust-jacket designed by George Barrows. 8vo. Nicks, short tears, and toning to jacket at edges, lower with light scuffs; few spots of light bubbling to upper cloth.