Old Ahab's Friend, and Friend to Noah, Speaks His Piece. Ray Bradbury.
Old Ahab's Friend, and Friend to Noah, Speaks His Piece

With a wonderful inscription to a friend and collaborator

Old Ahab's Friend, and Friend to Noah, Speaks His Piece

Notes: [16] pages. A long poem inspired by Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, and the Bible. One of 485 copies (the first 40 were signed by the author).

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Copy 185 of 485. A presentation copy from Bradbury to his friend Sam Rosen. "Sam—for Halloween (just ahead) & Christmas!!!@! & a New 1973 that will surprise you with joys! Thanks for your kind note—Yours—Ray Bradbury, Sept. 10, 1972." A wonderful inscription. With the checklist of publications laid in and accompanied by the original unprinted envelope. In 1963, Bradbury and Rosen collaborated on a musical adaptation of Dandelion Wine (See Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Music, Jan-June 1963, page 114)

Publication: [Glendale]: [Roy A. Squires], 1971.

Item No: #980

Price: $250