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Prelude to Space

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: BOOK VERY GOOD+/JACKET VERY GOOD


London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1953. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. BOOK VERY GOOD+/JACKET VERY GOOD. 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. A rare find. A VERY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT, ATTRACTIVE DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. 176 pages. Scarce first printing of author's first published novel. First printing. This British copy is the true first printing of Clarke's first novel. A handsome, collectible copy!


  • Bookseller: Books Plus, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16540
  • Title: Prelude to Space
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Format/binding:Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - BOOK VERY GOOD+
  • Jacket condition: JACKET VERY GOOD
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1953
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall


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