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The Making Of a Moon

By Clarke, Arthur C




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The Making of a Moon: The Story of the Earth Satellite Program (Signed)

Clarke, Arthur C

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. VG/VG; 205 pages; First edition stated; Very Good in black backstrip titled in silver over blue boards, some acid staining on the front endpapers and some pencilled underlining, prior holder's stamp on front free endpaper, small brown stain at bottom edge near spine; in a Very Good unclipped dustjacket, light wear at spine ends and corners, about two short closed tears. B/w illustrations. Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper by Clarke: To --, with all good wishes from Arthur C. Clarke. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Making of a Moon: The Story of the Earth Satellite Program

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1958 First Printing of the stated First Edition. Publisher's quarter black cloth over blue cloth boards with publisher's monogram in silver on the front cover and silver-lettered spine, twenty-four illustrations within text, and twenty-four illustrated plates.205pp., with index. The book is in near fine condition, with tanning near gutter of endpapers, tear to half-title page, indentation to first 15pp.; and in a near fine dust jacket, with some rubbing and mild edge wear. Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, (December 16, 1917) is known not only as a prolific science fiction writer, but also an astute writer of non-fiction material. This work focuses upon Project Vanguard, the United States' Earth satellite program.

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The Making of a Moon

Clarke, Arthur C.

NY: Harper, 1958, 1958 Published in New York by the Harper & Brothers in 1958. Revised Edition is stated on copyright page and beside title on spine. This copy is INSCRIBED by the author on the first free end page "To David Alan Petras from Arthur C. Clarke." Book very good except for wearing on spine ends and corners, fading and discoloration on paste downs and free end pages. No DJ.. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover.

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The Making Of A Moon: The Story of The Earth Satellite Program

CLARKE, Arthur C.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. Very Good/Good. First edition. Spine ends and corners bumped, else very good in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper with extremities worn and torn.

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THE MAKING OF A MOON; THE STORY OF THE EARTH SATELLITE PROGRAM

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1958. Revised edition. 205 pp. White endpapers, with previous owner's name on ffep. Quarter black cloth with silver titles. Corners lightly bumped. Blue and black illustrated DJ, not price-clipped. Small chips, light wear along the edges. VG+/VG-.

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The Making of a Moon.

ARTHUR C.CLARKE

Frederick Muller Ltd., London, 1957. First Edition (first printing). 8vo. 182pp. Red cloth lettered in gold at spine. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. A hint of marking to boards and binding just a fraction sprung. A nice bright copy in non-price-clipped dust wrapper, a little nicked and chafed at extremities and with an inch of loss to the base of the rear panel. Contemporary former owner gift inscription inked to the front free endpaper and a tiny miscellaneous inkstamp to the rear endpaper. An informed account of the design and launch of the first artificial satellites.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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THE MAKING OF A MOON: THE STORY OF THE EARTH SATELLITE PROGRAM

Clarke, Arthur C

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers [1957]. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition [stated]. 205 pages, illustrated non-fiction, index. VG+ copy in edgeworn VG or better Dust Wrapper with a small sticker pull to the bottom edge of the rear panel. .

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The Making of a Moon: The Story of the Earth Satellite Program

Clarke, Arthur C

Harper & Brothers, 1958. Sound copy. Pages are clean. Jacket has tears, small chip and general wear. . Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

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The Making of a Moon : The Story of the Earth Satellite Program (Revised Edition)

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. [1958]. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Blue cloth over boards with a black cloth backstrip. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in silver. Octavo. 205pps., with a number of plates and diagrams. There is mild bumping to the upper tips, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, has a 1/2" closed tear at the top of the front panel and modest rubbing wear at the extremities; the original price (3.50) is intact.<br><br> Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. X03-C.. Cloth.

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The Making of a Moon: The Story of the Earth Satellite Program

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York, NY: Harper & Brothers. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1958. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket, 205 pages, has a brief owner inscription on the half-title page and a tiny bump on the bottom edge, very clean and attractive overall, binding is tight and square, contents are fine, jacket has one minor flaw: mild surface-rubbing, it features a nice photo of the author on the rear panel, the original price (3.50) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included .

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The Making of a Moon

Clarke, Arthur C

New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1957. First Edition First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Size=6"x8.5. 24 B/W Photos, 24 Text Illus. (full book description) Harper & Brothers, New York, NY, 1957. 1st Edition 1st Printing, VG/Good, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6"x8.5", 205pgs(Index). 24 B/W Photos, 24 Text Illus. Withdrawn stamp from USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Library. Intrepid is an aircraft carrier commissioned in WWII & opened as a museum in New York City in 1984. It was completely refurbished & reopened to the public on Veterans Day, 2008. This book is part of a 2000+ book collection from the Museum Library. 3" DJ tear head of spine, 1" DJ chip foot of spine, DJ edges nicked, 2 tiny cutouts on DJ front flap, 1/2" black ink spot on bottom page ends at spine, endpaper hinges lightly browned, owner bookplate, bookstore sticker on front endpaper, o.w. clean &tight. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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The Making Of A Moon

Clarke, Arthur C.

London: Frederick Muller Ltd. 1957. 8vo, pp. 182, Index, b/w plates and ills., prev owner's inscr., orig cl bds., v.g. History and future of satellites. Cloth Boards.

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The Making of a Moon : The Story of the Earth Satellite Program

Clarke, Arthur C.

Harper & Brothers, 1958. Book. Very Good. Hard Cover with Dustjacket. Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with dustjacket : very good / good. Jacket in new mylar protector; jacket is rubbed; small chips and tears at spine tips, corners, and top edge..

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THE MAKING OF A MOON

Clarke, Arthur C

GB: Muller, 1957. Stamps and label of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Astronomical Society on front pastedown/endpaper. (but no other marks). Book is in very good plus condition with very minor signs of wear and/or age. . 1st Edition. Hardback. VG+/No DW.

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