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Islands in the Sky by  Arthur C Clarke - 1st Edition - from Chapter 1 Books and Biblio.co.uk

Islands in the Sky

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Very Good/Fair


Sidgwick. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. The jacket is marked and worn. A little scarring to the back paste-down. One numeric notation. Soundly bound. Appears to be 1st.

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.


  • Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ke56
  • Title: Islands in the Sky
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sidgwick
  • Keywords: JPG~


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