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The City and the Stars by  Arthur C Clarke - First Edition - 1956 - from Caerwen Books and Biblio.co.uk

The City and the Stars

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


England: Frederick Muller, 1956. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1st UK edition. Lovely fresh looking price clipped jacket has sight wear to corners and some mild break lines to the colour on the front panel. The back panel has a couple of tinY edge tears.Small line/indentation to the base of the compressed page edges. An excellent superior copy of a cornerstone book of this key author. This is an expansion of Clarke's earlier novel, "Against the Fall of Night." Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Caerwen Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 017328
  • Title: The City and the Stars
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Frederick Muller
  • Place: England
  • Date published: 1956


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