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    One of the Most Desirable Rarities in Modern Science Fiction - Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 in the Rare Asbestos Binding

    Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. First edition, one of 200 copies, of which this is number 36, signed by Bradbury and bound in "an asbestos material with exceptional resistance to pyrolysis." Octavo. 199 pages. Publisher's white asbestos boards. Lettering in red on spine and cover. Very minor soiling to boards, light bumping to spine headcap. Without dust jacket, as issued. An outstanding, tight and bright copy of this much sought-after limited binding which often is in far worse condition. A near fine copy. From the collection of first fan, Jack Cordes. Barron 4-99. Currey, p. 44.



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    April, 2012
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