Easton Press, Ray Bradbury "Fahrenheit 451" Limited Edition, Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]

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Easton Press "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury Limited Edition Leather Bound [Very Fine]
Easton Press "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury Limited Edition Leather Bound [Very Fine]
Easton Press "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury Limited Edition Leather Bound [Very Fine]
Easton Press "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury Limited Edition Leather Bound [Very Fine]
Easton Press "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury Limited Edition Leather Bound [Very Fine]
Easton Press "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury Limited Edition Leather Bound [Very Fine]

A beautiful leather bound collector's edition.


Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 1991. "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. Limited collector's edition bound in full genuine leather. Great Books of the 20th Century with the original collector's notes from the publisher.

Introduction by Eric S. Rabkin
Illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini

Fahrenheit 451 - the temperature at which book-paper catches fire, and burns...


About the book:

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden.

Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television "family." But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn't live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television.

When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.


About the author:

Ray Bradbury (August 22, 1920 - June 5, 2012) published some 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in Weird Tales when he was twenty years old. Among his many famous works are 'Fahrenheit 451,' 'The Illustrated Man,' and 'The Martian Chronicles.'

Features

Contains all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

Very Fine Guaranteed. A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps inside the book. See photos. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Tight binding, most likely an unread book.
Publisher:
Easton Press 1991
Edition:
Limited Edition
Binding:
Leather Bound
Illustrator:
Limited Edition
Dimensions:
9" x 6" x 1.5"