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Against The Fall Of Night (Signed By Arthur C. Clarke) by  Arthur C Clarke - First Edition [stated]  - 1953 - from Arroyo Seco Books and Biblio.co.uk

Against The Fall Of Night (Signed By Arthur C. Clarke)

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Fine Book/Fine DJ


New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition [stated] . Blue Boards. Fine Book/Fine DJ. 223 Pp. Fine Book [Mere Touch Of Rubbing At Corners Of Spine, No Rubbing To Tips], In A Fine, As-New Dust Jacket. Book And Dj Were Protected By A Tightly Fitting Folding Heavy Plastic Protector, Hence No Wear To Boards Except A Few Small Areas On Ends Of Spine, But There Is A Little Foxing To The Endpapers Opposite Where The Dj Protector Folds Were Taped Together, No Tape Ever On Book Or Dj. Signed By Clarke And Dated By Him "2 Sept '56". Signed By Arthur C. Clarke.


Against the Fall of Night is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke. Originally appearing in the November, 1948 issue of the magazine Startling Stories, it was first published in book form in 1953 by Gnome Press. It was later expanded and revised as The City and the Stars. The original also appeared in a more recent edition along with another unconnected early work: The Lion of Comarre and Against the Fall of Night.




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