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

Earthlight

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


Ballantine, 1955. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition, 1955. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. 1955 stated on the copyright page. Book shows some darkening in gutters, minimal leaning, some spots on page edges. Dust jacket has some wear and soiling, and water stain on rear panel to hinge. Flap price $2.75. Comes in custom-made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.

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: Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1409509
  • Title: Earthlight
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ballantine
  • Date published: 1955


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