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Interplanetary Flight. An Introduction to Astronautics by  Arthur C Clarke - First American edition, from British sheets, of the Author's - 1951 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.co.uk

Interplanetary Flight. An Introduction to Astronautics

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Blue cloth. Fine in almost fine, slightly darkened, unclipped dust jacket


New York: L. Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1951. First American edition, from British sheets, of the Author's First Book with signatures "A" on the title page and "A*" on the half-title. Illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams; 163 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Blue cloth. Fine in almost fine, slightly darkened, unclipped dust jacket. First American edition, from British sheets, of the Author's First Book with signatures "A" on the title page and "A*" on the half-title. Illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams; 163 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK.



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 236337
  • Title: Interplanetary Flight. An Introduction to Astronautics
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding:Illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams; 163 pp. 1 vols. 12mo
  • Book condition: Used - Blue cloth. Fine in almost fine, slightly darkened, unclipped dust jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First American edition, from British sheets, of the Author's
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: L. Harper & Brothers, Publishers
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1951
  • Keywords: Science Fiction / Fantasy
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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