The Machineries of Joy by Ray Bradbury [FIRST PRINTING]
FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING  SIMON & SCHUSTER
Ex-library copy in acceptable condition. Dust jacket is in tact; with a cut rear panel, contents of which have been pasted inside book cover. Book has tape marks / ghosting to cover. Inside, pages are white and readable; top margin has some bleeding from colored edges. Some staining to pages 78-89.
In this book you will meet: a Hollywood monster-maker whose Tyrannosaurus Rex suddenly becomes alarmingly lifelike; a boy who raises giant mushrooms in his cellar – until the mushrooms begin to raise him; a corpse who supports his wife and family; a circus fat lady whose midget husband has tattooed every inch of her mammoth body with fantastically intricate designs.
Plus seventeen other amazing tales by Ray Bradbury, master of fantastic fiction, author of the Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451.