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The Nine Billion Names of God : The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967. First printing trade edition blue cloth hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Prior owner's gift note neatly inked on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked, clean, tight and crisp copy. Square, with trace of rubbing to corners. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners, price-clipped, short, closed tear to top of rear panel. New mylar cover. Jacket design by Robin Sherwood. 25 short stories, including title story. 277pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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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