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Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds: Collected Essays 1934-1998  -First Edition First Printing- by  Ian T  Arthur C. (Charles);  edited by Macauley - First Edition First Printing - 1999 - from Nessa Books and Biblio.co.uk

Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds: Collected Essays 1934-1998 -First Edition First Printing-

by Clarke, Arthur C. (Charles); edited by Macauley, Ian T

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


London: Haper Collins Voyager , 1999. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black boards with silver letting on spine, (xiii) 558 plus 16 pages of b & w photos, no names, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. Contents include: Preface; Intro; Dunsany, Lord of Fantasy; Rockets; The Coming Age of Rocket Power; Extraterrestrial Relays; The Moon and Mr. Farnsworth; The Challenge of the Spaceship; First Men in the Moon; The Problem of Dr. Campbell; The Lackeys of Wall Street; Voyages to the Moon; Your're on the Glide Path, I Think; Morphological Astronomy; The Conquest of Space; The Effect of Interplanetary Flight; Space Travel in Fact and Fiction; Review: Destination Moon; Interplanetary Flight; The Exploration of Space; Review: When Worlds Collide; Review: Man on the Moon; Flying Saucers; Review: Flying Saucers Have Landed; Undersea Holiday; The Exploration of the Moon; Eclipse; Astronautical Fallacies; The Star of Bethlehem; Capricorn to Cancer; Keeping House in Colombo; The Reefcombers' Derby; Rest Houses, Catamarans, and Sharks; The First Wreck; A Clear Run to the South Pole; The Isle of Taprobane; The Great Reef; Winding Up; Failures of Nerve & Imagination; We'll Never Conquer Space; Rocket to the Renaissance; The Obsolescence of Man; Space & the Spirit of Man; The Uses of the Moon; The Playing Fields of Space; Kalinga Prize Speech; More Than Five Senses; Son of Dr. Strangelove; Possible, Tha'ts All!; The Mind of the Machine; God & Einstein; Satellites & Saris; Mars & the Mind of Man; The Sea of Sinbad; Wily & Chesley; The Snows of Olympus; Writing to Sell; The Steam-Powered Word Processor; Aferword: "Maelstrom II"; Mother Nature Got There First; Message to Comstat, February 18, 1988; Graduation Address: International Space University; Back to 2001; Coauthors & Other Nuisances; The Power of Compression; Life in the Fax Lane; Credo; The Colors of Infinity: Exploring the Fractal Universe; Close Encounter with Cosmonauts; The Century Syndrome; Who's Afraid of Leonard Woolf?; My Four Feet on the Ground; Marconi Symposium; Introduction to Charlie Pellegrino's Uneatthing Atlantis; Tribute to Robert A. Heinlein (1907 - 1988); Satyajit & Stanley; Aspects of Science Fiction; Save the Giant Squid!; A Choice of Futures; Gene Roddenberry; Introduction to Jack Williamson's Beachhead; Scenario for a Civilized Planet; NASA Sutra: Eros in Orbit; Minehead Made Me; Good-bye, Isaac; Encyeclical; Letter from Sri Lanka; Message to Mars; Preface: The War of the Worlds; Preface: The First Men in the Moon; The Joy of Maths; Tribute to Robert Bloch; Spaceguard; Foreword: Encyclopedia of Frauds by James Randi; Bucky; Homage to Frank Paul; Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds!; The Birth of HAL; The Coming Cyberclysm; Tribute to David Lasser; Toilets of the Gods; When Will the Real Space Age Begin?; Review: Imagined Worlds by Freeman Dyson; Eyes on the Universe; Walter Alarez & Gerrit L. Verschuur; The Gay Warlords; More Last Words on UFOs; Carl Sagan; For Cherene, Tamara, and Melinda; Science & Society; Is There Life After Television?; The Twenty-First Century: A (Very) Brief History; index; About the Author; About the editor. Check out the scans.. First Edition First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.




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