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Prelude To Space

By Clarke, Arthur C




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Prelude To Space (First Us Edition, Signed By Clarke)

Clarke, Arthur C.

NY Gnome Press 1954, 1954. First Edition Thus . Blue Boards. Fine Book, As New/Fine Dust Jacket, as New. 191 Pp. Blue Boards Lettered In Yellow. First Hard Cover Am. Ed. (With Textual Changes From Earlier Paperback And Uk Hardcover Editions), "First Edition" Stated, First State Binding. As New, Crisp, No Rubbing At All Anywhere, Spine Ends Hard And Untouched. Dj As New. Book And Dj Protected By A Heavy Plastic Protector Which Prevented Rubbing Along Lower Edge Of Boards; Tape Fastening The Dj Protector Folds [Not On Book Or Dj] Which Has Left A Little Offsetting To Free Endpapers. Signed By Artrhur C Clarke.

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

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!

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Price: $695.00


Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Harcourt Brace And World, 1970. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. BOOK NEW/JACKET FINE. 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. AN EXTREMELY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. Author's first published novel. First thus. Includes a new preface by the author. HANDSOME, COLLECTIBLE COPY!

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Price: $379.00


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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Clarke, Arthur C.

[New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., [1954].. Octavo, boards. First U.S. hardcover edition. An early binding, perhaps the first (priority not established), of blue boards with spine lettered in yellow. A scarce binding state. Clarke's first SF book. Text differs from those printed in the earlier World (1951) and Sidgwick and Jackson (1953) editions. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-103. A fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. (#150107)

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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Gnome Press, Inc, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 191 pp., VG/VG; black pictorial DJ with white lettering to spine, red and white lettering to front cover; mild wear to DJ (e.g., rubbing to covers, mild chipping to head of spine); price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue marbled paper boards, small light green text to spine; mild bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; very mild age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning to text-block, mild staining towards bottom of fore-edge; mild age-toning to margins of interior, text clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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Price: $225.00


Prelude to Space (With Signed Bookplate)

Clarke, Arthur C.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1953. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Includes owner's bookplate, signed by Clarke (loose, not tipped on). DJ has light rubbing to the upper corners, spine ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages .

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Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

1976-06-12. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $221.51


Prelude To Space

Arthur C. Clarke

2012-03-25. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Gnome, 1954. A First Edition in Very Good Plus condition with an unclipped Very Good Minus Dust Jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Hardcover.

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Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

[New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., 1954. 191 pp. 5 1/2 x 8"; First American edition, first printing; Illustrated dust jacket by EMSH with some slight rubbing, original price of $2.50 intact, in very good condition; Blue boards with red lettering on spine, some foxing to page edges, age toning of paper throughout, some stains to front cover, a lovely copy in very good condition. Sir Arthur Charles Clarke (1917 - 2008) was a British science fiction writer, among other things . Best known for his screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey, he was a lifelong advocate of space travel

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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Clarke, Arthur C.

[New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., [1954].. Octavo, boards. First U.S. hardcover edition. An early binding, perhaps the first (priority not established), of blue boards with spine lettered in yellow. A scarce binding state. Clarke's first SF book. Text differs from those printed in the earlier World (1951) and Sidgwick and Jackson (1953) editions. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-103. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some rubbing along fold and dust soiling to rear panel. (#162553)

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Prelude To Space

Arthur C. Clarke

2012-03-25. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $178.19


Verliebt in eine Tote

Dark, Jason (Rellergerd, Helmut)

1992. Edition: 1. softcover. mit Mängeln, z.B. verschmutzt, abgegriffen, Kanten abgestoßen o.a.. 708 Deutsche Erstveröffentlichung! DIE GROßE GRUSELSERIE VON JASON DARK

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Price: € 133.00
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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

Gnome Press, 1954. First Edition in Very Good condition but lacking a Dust Jacket. Blue boards with yellow lettering.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Hardcover.

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Prelude To Space

Arthur C. Clarke

2012-03-25. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

UK: Sidgwick & Jackson. London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1953. Hardback first edition and first impression. A very good book in a good-only jacket. Owner's name to front endpaper, some offsetting from the flaps. Jacket has a number of short tears, some creasing and rubbing and a couple of short tips, particularly to the corners. Some foxing to the fore-edge. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1953.

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Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

1986-05-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

Gnome Press, 1954. First Edition in Very Good Minus condition but lacking a Dust Jacket. Blue boards with yellow lettering. Corners bumped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Hardcover.

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

Sidgwick and Jackson Limited set of two, first is the true first edition of Prelude to Space in Galaxy science fiction Novel #3, near fine with very very minor wear. also with first hardcover edition, book in fine condition, DJ v ery good with wear and tear along edges and slight fading.. F. Hardcover.

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Price: $125.00


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Prelude To Space

Arthur C. Clarke

2012-03-25. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $110.36


Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

2016-12-20. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $105.12


Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

2016-12-20. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $105.12


Prelude to Space

Arthur C Clarke

1980-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $82.59


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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C

Sidgwick & Jackson, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. the jacket is worn and a bit creased. a few small tears but almost entirely complete. there is a small patch at the base of the spine where a label was. the book has no inscriptions but there is a reference number under the rear board and a small scar. no other markings. the binding is excellent. from an old age home library

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Price: $80.00


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Prelude To Space

Arthur C Clarke

1977-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $78.97


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Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

1986-05-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Gnome Press, 1954. Ex-Library. VG-. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in red, supposedly a second state binding (Owings and Chalker), though Currey states no established priority to the blue and black bindings. Ex-library copy showing several discard stamps including on top and bottom text block edges but otherwise minimally marked, mild tape scarring on binding where dust jacket sleeve had been anchored, also scarred endpapers. Text block moderately toned by age, typical of Gnome issues from this era, but otherwise intact, with firm binding. Embossed seal on title page. 191 pp. Original color illus. dust jacket is quite nicely preserved, showing only light rubbing at corners and upper spine, with small label with author's surname on lower spine panel (we have not attempted removal), light soiling at bottom corners of both flaps, solid VG+ and probably Near Fine in some estimates, possibly slightly trimmed as DJ is about 1/8" shorter than binding..

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

Sidgwick and Jackson Limited, 1970 true first edition of Prelude to Space in Galaxy science fiction Novel #3, very good with minor wear and tear.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good.

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PRELUDE TO SPACE [also reissued under the titles: MASTER OF SPACE and later as: THE SPACE DREAMERS]

Clarke, Arthur C. [Dust Wrapper design by Ed "EMSH" Emshwiller]

[New York]: Gnome Press Inc [1954]. Fair with no dust jacket. 1954. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First US hardcover edition. Blue boards with yellow lettering [Currey A, first state binding?], 191 pages. Ex-library copy [spine slightly cocked with the ends bumped and worn, lower corners lightly bumped, tape residue to the boards, library stamp to the top edge, clean replaced endpapers] in otherwise bright VG+ Dust Wrapper marred by chipping to the spine head, black background recoloration to the spine ends, light sticker pull near the spine heel, and very scattered blind-side only staining along the bottom edge [probably from an old style protector now replaced with a modern protector]. Overall, a perhaps more visually pleasing copy than the litany of flaws might suggest. .

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Prelude to Space

Clarke. Arthur. C.

Sidgwick 1953 (1st UK). First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine. A lovely copy of this early Clarke. First edition, first impression. Dustjacket is bright and NOT price-clipped. Sl. rubbed to top and bottom of spine, a tear to top corner and a small triangle missing from bottom front right of wrapper. Near Fine in a VG d/w.

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Prelude to Space

Clarke,Arthur C

Gnome Press, 1954. chipping to the dw at the head and heel of the spine. First Editiion. Hardback. Near Fine/Good. Hardcover.

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Prelude to Space

CLARKE, ARTHUR C.

Sidgwick and Jackson Limited 1953. First edition, octavo, red cloth boards with black lettering to spine, 176pp, VG (some rubbing to boards, some tanning to eps, ight foxing to page edges, v light foxing to prelims) in d/w, VG ( light tanning & foxing, light soiling, moderate creasing to edges, some rubbing esp to folds)

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Price: NZD $100.00
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Prelude to Space (Signed) Galaxy Sciene Fiction Novel No. 3

Clarke, Arthur C.

NY: World Editions, Inc.. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 1951. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Inscribed by Clarke. ; 7 1/2"; 160 pages; Signed by Author .

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Prelude to Space

CLARKE, ARTHUR C.

Sidgwick & Jackson 1953. First edition, octavo, red cloth boards with black lettering to spine, 176pp, VG (light bruising to spine extrems, light rubbing to board, light tanning & light foxing to page edges) in d/w VG- (most of rear french flap missing, moderate bruising to spine extrems, light tanning, light rubbing, 2cm closed tear to rear cover)

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Price: NZD $85.00
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Prelude To Space

Arthur C. Clarke

Literary Licensing, LLC, 2012-03-25. Hardcover. Good.

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Prelude To Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

Literary Licensing, LLC. Hardcover. 1258253720 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C. (cover art by Gerard Quinn)

London: Sidgwick & Jackson 1953 First Edition cr.8vo 176pp, 1953 VG original brown cloth, front panel of DW pasted onto front cover, with artwork by Gerard Quinn, ex Library of Futurian Society of Sydney with remains of bookplate on ffep, and a couple of library stamps, otherwise clean throughout.

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C

London, United Kingdom: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1953. First hardback Edition after being published in soft cover 1951. Recounts the fictional events leading up the launch of Prometheus, the world's first spacecraft capable of reaching the Moon. CONDITION Tan cloth bds have faintest shelfwear, 176 pages are very bright and crisp with faint toned ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Prelude to Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1953. First Hardcover Edition . Red Cloth. Near Fine Book/Defective Dust JAcket. 176 Pp. Red Cloth With Black Lettering. First Hardcover Edition. Book Is Clean And With Just Traces Of Wear, A Little Dusty Along Top Of Pages. Dust Jacket Is Bright And Clean, A Little Edge Wear, Rubbed For 3 Mm At Top Of Spine, Spine Shows Some Wrinkling With Light Associated Wear; However Dj Has A Long Tear Extending From Bottom Of Front Panel To A Depth Of 5 Cm, Across Bottom Of Front Panel And Front Flap, With Total Loss Of This Lower Approx. 2" Deep X 4" Wide Part Of Dust Jacket Across Most Of Front Panel And All Of The Bottom 2" Of The Front Flap.

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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Clarke, Arthur C.

[New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., [1954].. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. hardcover edition. Later binding of gray cloth with spine panel lettered in red. Clarke's first SF book. Text differs from those printed in the earlier World (1951) and Sidgwick and Jackson (1953) editions. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-103. A fine copy; no dust jacket. (#89013)

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Price: $45.00


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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Arthur C. Clarke

New York: Ballantine Books. 1954. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Very Good in wrappers. Edge wear and soiling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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PRELUDE TO SPACE: GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL NO. 3

Arthur C. Clarke

UK: World Editions, 1951. Paperback. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. No markings from previous owners. Pages are clean, binding is sound. Text block is clean. Spine is uncreased. Covers are clean and bright with some slight edge wear. Encased in a beautiful slipcase.

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Prelude to Space - Galaxy Science Fiction Novel No. 3

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: World Editions, 1950. 1st edition. Pulp PB in color illus wraps, inside stapled.. Near Fine, bright wraps.. Grippingly realistic novel of the near future. This issue marks the first appearance of Clarke's first sci fi novel. Bright collectible copy. Cover price 25¢. 5-1/2 x 7-1/2, 160 pp.

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Price: $35.00


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PRELUDE TO SPACE ..

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: World Editions, Inc., [1951].. Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. The author's first SF book. Published in January 1951 as "Galaxy Science Fiction Novel No. 3." Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-103. Light tanning to text paper, a bright, very good copy. (#164008)

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Prelude To Space

Clarke, Arthur C.

Literary Licensing, LLC. PAPERBACK. 1258254824 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Clarke Arthur C

Galaxy Publishing Corp, 1951. Paperback. Used; Acceptable. Edition: . First edition. Spine worn. Fast Dispatch. Expedited UK Delivery Available. Excellent Customer Service. Bookbarn International Inventory #2597559

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PRELUDE TO SPACE

CLARKE, ARTHUR C.

1951. FE. CLARKE, Arthur C. PRELUDE TO SPACE. A Compellingly Realistic Novel of Interplanetary Flight. New York: World Editions, Inc, (1951). First edition. The pages are slightly faded and the wrappers are torn at the heel and slightly soiled. In all, this is a very good copy of a somewhat fragile item, in pictorial wrappers.

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The Game of Orgy

Richard M. Vixen

Avant Garde, 1978. First Printing. Good condition. Rubbing to the black covers.

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PRELUDE TO SPACE

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Books, 1954 Ballantine book number 68 with 35¢ cover price. Cover art by Richard Powers. A near fine, bright copy. Appears unread.. First paperback edition, first printing. Paperback. Illus. by Richard Powers. Book.

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PRELUDE TO SPACE.

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York:: Harcourt Brace & World,, (1970.). Good in a good dust jacket (slight spine slant, edgewear to ends of dj spine, chip to lower edge of back cover.). Reprint. First thus. Originally published in 1954, The Anatomy of Wonder (4-155) describes this as "One of the earliest scientifically accurate and realistic accounts of the first Moon voyage. . Hindsight illuminates errors... which are more than offset by a narrative which oscillates between nuts and bolts and the poetic as Clarke makes his clearest statement for the necessity for progress: 'drawing free from the shadows of Belsen and Hiroshima, the world was moving toward its most splendid sunrise'." This new hardcover edition includes a new "Post-Apollo Preface" by Clarke. xii, 209 pp.

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Price: $25.00