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The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C Clarke - First Edition. - 1986 - from mclinhavenbooks and Biblio.co.uk

The Songs of Distant Earth

by Arthur C Clarke

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Del Rey Book, 1986. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Holly Johnson. Copyright date 1986, first edition, first printing. Blue and black cover over boards with gold lettering and design on the spine. Brown colored inside covers front and back. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. For edge pages are not cut. Dust Jacket no tears bent flaps nor is it price clipped. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and told the spine are minor. Bright clean text, binding is secure, a solid book. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

The Songs of Distant Earth is the common title of several science fiction works by Arthur C. Clarke, including a science fiction short story, a short movie synopsis, and a 1986 science fiction novel that all bear the same title. This article deals with the novel.




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