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A Fall of Moondust

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Very Good/Good


New York: Harcourt Brace, 1961. Former owner name ffep, spine ends crumpled, jacket spine ends chipped and small piece missing top of front jacket flap. Darkening to jacket edges, back cover and tail of spine, with slight splash stain at bottom of jacket flaps. Not price clipped, text very good and bright. This edition precedes first British.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade.

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: The Title Page ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: WN151
  • Title: A Fall of Moondust
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt Brace
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1961


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