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Earthlight by  Arthur C Clarke - Signed First Edition - 1955 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.co.uk

Earthlight

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Ballantine Books, New York, 1955 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Arthur C. Clarke on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with slight wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL black cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy SIGNED by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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.


  • Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ABE-1479954383926
  • Title: Earthlight
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York
  • Date published: 1955


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