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Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury, Ray Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury, Ray Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury, Ray Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451: Bradbury, Ray

Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury, Ray

Published by Gauntlet Press, Colorado Springs, CO, 2007
ISBN 10: 1887368868 / ISBN 13: 9781887368865
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Title: Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths to ...

Publisher: Gauntlet Press, Colorado Springs, CO

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Hardcover, F/F dj, as new unread copy. Slipcased, signed, numbered, and limited to 750 copies; still sealed in publishers shrinkwrap. Housed in a handsome wooden slipcase; includes the limited edition chapbook, The Dragon Who Ate His Tail. Ray Bradbury didn't sit down one day and decide to write his classic novel Fahrenheit 451. As with Something Wicked This Way Comes Bradbury's tale of censorship had its roots years earlier in at least 9 short stories or novellas. While published in 1953 the genesis of Fahrenheit 451 can be traced back to 1944. Over the next several years Bradbury tinkered with the idea in a number of short stories a few that have been collected a number of times, some that appeared just once and others that have remained unpublished . . . Until now. MATCH TO FLAME: The Fictional Paths to Fahrenheit 451 traces the roots of Fahrenheit 451 in Bradbury's earlier fiction. Edited by Donn Albright, the book is a must for those who have marveled at Fahrenheit 451. The centerpiece of the book, is of course, "The Fireman" a novella published in Galaxy Magazine in 1951. Signed by Bradbury, this is bound to become a classic edition for scholars looking into the history of Fahrenheit 451, collectors and readers of great fiction, and those interested in obscure and unpublished Bradbury material that will not see publication anywhere else. Bookseller Inventory # 000529

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Synopsis: Ray Bradbury didn't sit one down day and decide to write his classic novel Fahrenheit-451. As with Something Wicked This Way Comes Bradbury's tale of censorship had its roots years earlier—in at least 9 short stories or novellas. While published in 1953 the genesis of F-451 can be traced back to 1944. Over the next several years Bradbury tinkered with the idea in a number of short stories—a few that have been collected a number of times, some that appeared just once and others that have remained unpublished . . . Until now.

Gauntlet's upcoming Match to Flame: The Fictional Paths of Fahrenheit-451 traces the roots of F-451 in Bradbury's earlier fiction. Edited by Donn Albright, the book is a must for those who have marveled at F-451. The centerpiece of the book, is of course, "The Fireman" a novella published in Galaxy ‘51 (1951). Copies of Galaxy ‘51 on eBay (when they appear) sell for $150 and up.

Signed by Bradbury, this is bound to become one of his classics both for scholars looking into the history of F-451, collectors interested in obscure and unpublished Bradbury material that will not see publication anywhere else, and readers of great fiction. The Lettered edition, as always, will contain a wealth of additional material including the previously unpublished short story "The Castle."

From the Publisher: This book is signed by Ray Bradbury.

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