Item #4891 Fahrenheit 451 [ Limited Signed & Numbered Ed. ]. Ray Bradbury.

Fahrenheit 451 [ Limited Signed & Numbered Ed. ]

The Long Beach Public Library Foundation. Illustrated by Jim Kirk, Daniel Barajas. Limited Special Edition signed and numbered. Hardcover. Fine/As New/Unread condition / Dust jacket is in Fine/As New condition and protected in an archival cover. Item #4891

A handsome new edition of Bradbury's classic work, numbered 84 of 2500 Limited Edition copies. Signed by the author on the limitation page and by Tim Kirk on the page opposite who did the elaborately illustrated endpapers.

Distributed by Gauntlet Press in the signed limited edition. The book is in fine unread condition with bright colorful boards designed by Daniel Barajas. The dustjacket is complete and in beautiful condition with raised lettering as distinguished from the regular trade edition, and is protected by an archival plastic cover. There have been many handsome editions done of this important Bradbury book and this edition is certainly one of the most attractive. In beautiful condition purchased directly from the publisher by Parrish Books.

Ray Bradbury, best known for his modern masterpiece "Fahrenheit 451," was a prolific author whose literary legacy comprises a library of works. His creative genius extended beyond books, earning him an Oscar nomination for the animated film "Icarus Montgolfier Wright" and an Emmy for the teleplay of "The Halloween Tree." Bradbury played a significant role in television through "Ray Bradbury Theater," where he adapted over 60 of his short stories for the program.

His influence reached diverse realms, including collaboration with Disney World on the Spaceship Earth Display and contributing to "Orbiton" at Euro-Disney in France. Bradbury's passion for writing traced back to two pivotal events in 1932: watching the silent film adaptation of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and a mesmerizing stage performance by "Mr. Electrico" at the Dill Brothers Combined Shows carnival. Reflecting on the latter experience, Bradbury mused about running towards life and away from death.

He was a voracious reader, enjoying everything from Arthur C. Clarke, H.G. Wells, Edgar Allen Poe, as well as Walt Whitman. Ray Bradbury's title "I Sing the Body Electric" comes from Whitman's "Leaves of Grass."

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