Triply signed first printing of the anti-censorship science-fiction classic.
Near fine in near-fine jacket.
"'You can't ever have my books,' she said."
"Fahrenheit 451: the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns…" Both a polemic against censors and itself the occasional target of censorship by worried parents and schoolteachers, Bradbury's iconic dystopia indicts the unthinking brute force of government suppression and the passivity of a public that allows book-burning to proceed without protest and without mourning for the treasures lost to them. An exceptionally desirable copy signed three times and in lovely condition.
New York: Ballantine Books, Inc, (1953). 7.75'' x 5''. Original red cloth boards with yellow lettering. In original unclipped ($2.50) pictorial dust jacket. Illustrations and jacket design by Joe Mugnaini. , 199,  pages. Signed by Bradbury three times: twice on front free endpaper and once on title page verso below dedication. Signatures dated 6/11/88 and 4/24/93 respectively. Light wear to boards. Jacket with minor chipping at spine extremities and one small closed tear. Light toning to endpapers.
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