New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. Joe Mugnaini (illustrations). First Edition. Paperback. Original cover price of 35 cents. This is the true first edition, which either preceded the publication of the hardcover edition of the same title. Used - Fair/Good. Leaves originally detached and loose. Since secured and repaired with a new spine from card stock that has been affixed to the original wraps. Toned from age. Clean and unmarked. Gold sticker/label with "N" affixed to inside for front cover. Wraps have been covered with Brodart sheeting. 11 x 18 cm. 199 pp with two pages of biography of the author. Item #8068
Contains three stories: Fahrenheit 451, The Playground and And the Rock Cried Out. A Ballantine Books Originals. #41.