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Islands in the Sky by  Arthur C Clarke - Signed First Edition - 1979 - from Mind Electric Books and Biblio.co.uk

Islands in the Sky

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Like New/Like New


Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1979. First printing of this edition (stated). Signed with just his name on the title page. Book is in fine condition with a fine unclipped dustjacket protected in a Brodart wrapper. An Attractive Copy! Please feel free to ask me for pictures or more information, Thanks.. Signed. First Thus. Hard Cover. Like New/Like New.

Islands in the Sky is a science fiction novel written by Arthur C. Clarke, and published in 1952. It is one of his earliest and lesser known works. The book tells the story of Roy Malcolm, a young space enthusiast who wins a trip to the Inner Space Station by way of his knowledge of aviation on a game show. Once aboard, Roy learns the effects of zero-G with delight, and joins the mishaps and adventures of the young crew of the station.




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