Limited edition of Fahrenheit 451 was bound in asbestos so it wouldn't burn

In 1953, Ballantine released a limited edition run of Ray Bradbury's book-burning novel Fahrenheit 451 that might survive a visit from the firemen. Two hundred numbered and signed copies of the book were bound in Johns-Manville Quinterra, a chrysolite asbestos material. The copies are much sought after by collectors;… »3/03/13 12:00pm3/03/13 12:00pm