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Astounding Days by  Arthur C Clarke - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1989 - from Durdles Books (IOBA) and Biblio.co.uk

Astounding Days

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


London: Gollancz, 1989. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight clean and square. Boards sharp and clean, gilt perfect. Text block clean with light toning. Feels very lightly read. Previous booksellers pencil price to FEP. Near fine condition. Jacket clean, with light handling marks and crimping to top edge grades near fine. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality addition to your collection. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A near fine example of this collectible first edition first printing book the Science Fictional Autobiography by Arthur C Clarke


A Bantam Spectra Book. Cover art by Chris Consani. "First published in Great Britain 1989 by Victor Gollancz Ltd."--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references.


  • Bookseller: Durdles Books (IOBA) GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004232
  • Title: Astounding Days
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0575044462
  • ISBN 13: 9780575044463
  • Publisher: Gollancz
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1989
  • Pages: 256
  • Keywords: 2001 space odyssey earthlight rama General
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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