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Earthlight by Arthur C. Clarke - Hardcover - 1973 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Earthlight

by Arthur C. Clarke

Condition: Good/Good


Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., 1973. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1973. 158 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth with silver lettering. Ex-library copy with expected stamps and inscriptions. Mostly clean pages with light tanning and foxing to page edges. Front endpaper is missing, with rub marks and a few small nicks to text block edges. Some very minor dog-eared corners. Occasional finger marking throughout. Light tanning along spine and board edges. Forward leaning. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Mildly chipped dust jacket has a few creases, scuffs and small tears. Light tanning. Rubbing with shelf wear. Flaps are unclipped.

Earthlight is one of Arthur C. Clarke's earlier works, dating back to 1955. It is an expansion to novel length of a short story that he had published four years earlier.


  • Seller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 1539768104BJS
  • Title: Earthlight
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good/Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd.
  • Date published: 1973


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Bumps
Indicates that the affected part of the book has been impacted in such a way so as to cause a flattening, indention, or light be...[more]
edges
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jacket
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shelf wear
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Cloth
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spine
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rubbing
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flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]
text block
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