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Ray Bradbury's collection of books, art and more sells for $493,408
Ray Bradbury's collection of books, art and more sells for $493,408

A collection of Ray Bradbury's personal book collection, art, rare science fiction ephemera and more was auctioned last week for close to a half-million dollars. Bradbury, the author of the books "Fahreheit 451," "Something Wicked This Way Comes," "The Martian Chronicles," poems, plays and more, died in 2012 at age 91. His long career reached from Hollywood, where he worked for Disney and with John Houston, to NASA, where he worked as a consultant. Photos of Bradbury's home office in Los Angeles showed a room stuffed full of manuscripts and books, awards and action figures, signed memorabilia and art. Many of those items went up for auction...

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