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Fahrenheit 451: 50th Anniversary Edition.

by Bradbury, Ray. (Text) Steadman, Ralph. (Illustrations)

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Los Angeles: Graham Press.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover in slipcase. Deluxe SIGNED Limited Edition. Copy #28 of 150 numbered copies. The entire printing numbered 503 copies in 3 variant bindings comprising: 52 doubled lettered, 1 through 150 & 301 numbered consecutively. Fine in quarter leather goatskin & marbled boards in dust jacket. Enclosed in a red cloth slipcase. Signed by Ray Bradbury & Ralph Steadman. This is the definitive edition, featuring a new introduction by the author. Laid-in is a printed prospectus signed by the publishers. ; 7 1/4" x 10 3/4" .

Synopsis

Fahrenheit 451 (Ballantine Books, 1953) by Ray Bradbury is a dystopian novel that presents a future American society in which the masses are hedonistic and critical thought through reading is outlawed. Written in the early years of the Cold War, the novel is a critique of what Bradbury saw as issues in American society of the era. Bradbury combined two of his early short stories, "The Pedestrian" and  "Bright Phoenix," into The Fireman, a novella published in the February 1951 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction. Bradbury's publisher at Ballantine Books then suggested that he expand the work to make into a novel—Fahrenheit 451.

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Title
Fahrenheit 451: 50th Anniversary Edition.
Author
Bradbury, Ray. (Text) Steadman, Ralph. (Illustrations)
Format/Binding
Hardcover in slipcase
Book Condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Graham Press.
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date Published
2005

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