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Fahrenheit 451 [1st UK Ed]

$850.00 inc GST

By Ray Bradbury

First UK Edition of this classic dystopian novel

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Description

  • First UK Edition [Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1954]
  • Complete with unclipped original dustjacket [9s 6d net]
  • Very good copy; 158pp; red boards with bright silver lettering on spine; cocked spine; slight foxing on page block; internally excellent; jacket spine sunfaded [as usual]; tiny nicks and general rubbing at extremities
  • Pencilled ownership on ffep of renowned Polish-Australian artist Stan Ostoja-Kotkowski [click for Wikipedia entry]
  • Ray Bradbury’s classic envisages a dystopian future in which the job of firemen is to seek out books and burn them.