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    Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine, 1953. First edition, Johns-Manville Quinterra binding issue, limited to 200 copies, of which this is number 116, and signed by the author. Octavo (7.75 x 5.125 inches; 195 x 131 mm.). [viii], 199, [3] pages; signed limitation leaf inserted at front. Publisher's white asbestos binding; spine and front board lettered in red. Spine ends very lightly worn; board just barely rubbed and very faintly toned; board edges with some mild shelf-wear. Fore-edge of text block lightly soiled; two pages nicked at fore-edge; bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown with price penciled in. Still, an attractive, near fine copy. Housed in custom clamshell case. Currey, p. 44. From the Collection of Daniel J. King.



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