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The City and the Stars by  Arthur C Clarke - First Edition - 1956 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB and

The City and the Stars

by Clarke, Arthur C

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. 310pp. Blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Expanded and revised from the author's first novel Against the Fall of the Night. "The City and the Stars is one of the strongest tales of conceptual breakthrough in genre sf... perhaps his most memorable work." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, eds. Clute and Nicholls, 1999, p. 230. #22 in The 100 Best Novels of Science Fiction, ed. David Pringle, 1985. Lower corners are slightly bruised else a fine copy in near fine dustjacket with mild edge wear and a tiny scrape on the front panel. A lovely copy. ; Octavo.


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