The Best Book Covers for Fahrenheit 451, from 1953 to Today

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June 6 2012 3:26 PM

The Most Beautiful Covers of Fahrenheit 451

Since 1953, Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 has sold more than 10 million copies. While the science-fiction story is set in a dystopic world without books, the author’s most famous work has never gone out of print. Herewith, a look at some of the most striking covers of Fahrenheit 451 over the years.

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