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    Signed Science Fiction Highspot

    Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. First edition, hardbound trade issue. (Currey binding D [no priority]), signed by Bradbury on the title page. Octavo. [vi], 199, [200-201: about the author], [202: about the publisher] pages. Publisher's red paper-covered boards, front board and spine lettered in yellow, in original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell case. Touch of rubbing to boards at spine ends and corner tips. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket, with mild rubbing at edges and tanned spine panel with orange and green ink faded, very minor chipping and tiny tears at bottom edge of jacket. Overall the jacket is clean and presentable.

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    Originally expanded from the novella "The Fireman" published in 1951, and later filmed in 1966 by Francois Truffaut. "In a totalitarian state, books are burned and private thought or action is criminal." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 159. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-153. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 8. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 749-55.



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