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THE NINE BILLION NAMES OF GOD: THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE by  Arthur C Clarke - Hardcover - First Edition [ADVANCE COPY] - 1967 - from Second Story Books and Biblio.co.uk

THE NINE BILLION NAMES OF GOD: THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE

by Clarke, Arthur C

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967. First Edition [ADVANCE COPY]. Hardcover. Octavo, 277 pages, VG/VG-; DJ, black spine, white lettering: lettering to spine toned slightly off-white, small closed tears to edges of covers, light foxing to fore-edges, flaps, and back cover; "$4.75" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; "Advance Copy" review slip enclosed within mylar to back cover; navy blue cloth boards, bright silver lettering to spine: mild wear to edges of boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean; shelved Case 8. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.


The Nine Billion Names of God is a collection of short stories from acclaimed science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke. Stories include: The Nine Billion Names of God / I Remember Babylon / Trouble with Time / Rescue Party / The Curse / Summertime on Icarus / Dog Star / Hide and Seek / Out of the Sun / The Wall of Darkness / No Morning After / The Possessed / Death and the Senator / Who's There? / Before Eden / Superiority / A Walk in the Dark / The Call of the Stars / The Reluctant Orchid / Encounter at Dawn / If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth... / The Sentinel




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