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    The Rare Asbestos Fahrenheit 451, Additionally Inscribed by Bradbury

    Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. First edition, number 130 of 200 copies signed by Bradbury and bound in "an asbestos material with exceptional resistance to pyrolysis." Additionally inscribed and signed "For Roger - / Looking for bigger / and better phoenixes / to rise from the / ashes of the coming / years - / From / Ray Bradbury / Jan. 27, 1959" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 199 pages. Publisher's white asbestos boards with red titles on the spine and front cover. Moderate rubbing, dust-soiling and a few light abrasions to the covers. Minor edge wear. Slight darkening of the spine. Internally, a very clean copy in a tight, square binding. A very good copy, with a rare additional inscription by the author.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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