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TALES OF TEN WORLDS by  Arthur C Clarke - First edition - 1962 - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

TALES OF TEN WORLDS

by Clarke, Arthur C

Condition: A fine copy, previous owners bookplate to front free end paper, some fading to cloth color at spine ends in a near fine dust jac


New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1962. First edition. A fine copy, previous owners bookplate to front free end paper, some fading to cloth color at spine ends in a near fine dust jacket showing some very light rubbing to black background. (8905). Octavo, cloth. Collects fifteen short stories.

Tales of Ten Worlds is a collection of short stories by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. The stories all originally appeared in a number of different publications.


  • Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 8905
  • Title: TALES OF TEN WORLDS
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Book condition: Used - A fine copy, previous owners bookplate to front free end paper, some fading to cloth color at spine ends in a near fine dust jac
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1962
  • Keywords: SF . SC
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