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A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke - Signed First Edition - 1961 - from Hyraxia and Biblio.co.uk

A Fall of Moondust

by Arthur C. Clarke

Condition: Near Fine /Near Fine


New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. New York, Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper. The inscription reads 'To Clayton Lewis / with all good wishes / Arthur C. Clarke'. A little bumping and rubbing to the spine tips and forecorners. An excellent copy overall. Cover art by Arthur Hawkins [7436, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1961.

A Fall of Moondust is a science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1961. It was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel, and was the first science fiction novel selected to become a Reader's Digest Condensed Book. By the 21st century, the Moon has been colonized, and is open to tourists who can afford the trip. Some of them are trapped after a lunar quake. Can they be rescued?


  • Bookseller: Hyraxia GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7436
  • Title: A Fall of Moondust
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Illustrator:Arthur Hawkins
  • Format/binding:Hardback
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1961
  • Keywords: CLARKE, ARTHUR C.,SCIENCE FICTION,SIGNED


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