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A Fall Of Moondust by Clarke Arthur C - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1961 - from Durdles Books (IOBA) and Biblio.co.uk

A Fall Of Moondust

by Clarke Arthur C

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Victor Gollancz, 1961. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First edition first printing. Hardback book is tight and square. Boards clean, with heavy bump to upper top corner. Bumps to head and foot of spine, Text block has light to moderate toning with spotting to fore edge, pages nice and clean. Booksellers price in pencil to FEP, with partial remains of sticker, some minor of spine lean. very good condition. Jacket some crimping and chipping to edges, of surprisingly bright front cover. split to upper fore edge, and split at lower joint. Spine toned, with chips and rubs, and some minor loss to foot.Rear of jacket has some minor chips and closed tears, with some Light marking. overall a very good copy for an uncommon title of this age. This copy is not ex-lib, not priced clipped and has no inscriptions. For grading accuracy books are photographed without a protective book cover. This book is fitted with a non adhesive archival quality book protector to make a quality addition to your collection. Note we do not use stock images, the book pictured is the book described. A solid example of this collectible first edition first printing book, by one of the classic authors.


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: Durdles Books (IOBA) GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001349
  • Title: A Fall Of Moondust
  • Author: Clarke Arthur C
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1961
  • Pages: 223
  • Keywords: 2001 odyssey rama General
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall


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