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Earthlight [ First Edition Hardcover]

by Clarke, Arthur C. [Ian Ballantine Association]

Condition: Fine Book/Near Fine DJ

New York: Ballantine Books, 1955. First Edition . Yellow-Brown Cloth. Fine Book/Near Fine DJ. 186 Pp. Yellow-Brown Cloth With Spine Lettering In Blue. [There Are Several Variants Of The Cloth Color, No Known Priority]. The Publisher's Personal Copy, Direct From The Publisher's Library. Handwritten "Production Dept" On Front Pastedown, As Is Sometimes Found In The Publisher's Copies. Book Clean, No Wear, Spine Lettering As New, Pages Aged As Usual. Dj Complete, Not Price-Clipped. Tiny Rub At Top Of Front Spine Edge, Small Damp Spots At Top And Bottom Of Spine And Adjacent Area Of Rear Panel, Some Foxing Along Spine Folds And Rear Panel, A Little Fading To Green Color On Spine Panel And Very Faint Foxing To Spine Panel.

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.


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