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Earthlight

by Clarke, Arthur C

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London, UK: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1955. 1st UK Edition. OCTAVO; VG-/GOOD+; dj, Color Pictoral Spine w/ Blue, White & Orange Text; HB; Blue Cloth Spine w/ Gilt Text; Ex Libris, Sticker; Some Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; 222pp.; dj, Sunned, Rubbing, Creases, Chipping, Small Tears; Spine, Slight Rubbing; Toning. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.


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: Second Story Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7-145-1191571
  • Title: Earthlight
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st UK Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Frederick Muller Ltd
  • Place: London, UK
  • Date published: 1955


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