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PRELUDE TO MARS by  Arthur C Clarke - First edition - 1965 - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

PRELUDE TO MARS

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: A good to very good copy, rear hinge starting, previous owner signature in a like dust jacket, large chip missing from upper spi


New York: Harcourt Brace and World, 1965. First edition. A good to very good copy, rear hinge starting, previous owner signature in a like dust jacket, large chip missing from upper spine panel, general shelf wear and tears. (7260). Octavo, Hardcover. Omnibus edition which contains the novels Sands of Mars, Prelude to Space and sixteen short stories.


  • Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7260
  • Title: PRELUDE TO MARS
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Book condition: Used - A good to very good copy, rear hinge starting, previous owner signature in a like dust jacket, large chip missing from upper spi
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt Brace and World
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1965
  • Keywords: SF . SC
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