FAHRENHEIT 451. Ray Bradbury.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. Octavo, red boards, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. The hardbound trade issue. (Currey binding D [no priority]). Expansion of the novella "The Fireman" published in 1951. "...hostility to books and ideas was generated by ordinary people, not simply imposed upon them by government." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-31. This was filmed in 1966 by François Truffaut with Oskar Werner and Julie Christie. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels #8. A fine copy in fine white dust jacket with shallow 5x10 mm chip from top edge of front panel, tiny nick to lower front corner tip, and 7 mm closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel, now housed in a custom made tray case. A sharp copy. (11072). Item #11072

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