which bears many alarming resemblances to our own
Item Number: 2526
New York: Ballantine, 1953.
First edition of one of the seminal works in the field of science fiction. Near fine in wrappers as issued, without the usual crease to the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. The true first edition, first printing, as the paperback issue was published a month before Ballantine released the hardbound issue. The basis of the film directed by Francois Truffaut, starring Oscar Werner.
ahrenheit 451 remains Bradburys most acclaimed work, with more than four million copies in print. "Frightening in its implications Mr. Bradburys account of this insane world, which bears many alarming resemblances to our own, is fascinating" (New York Times).