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The Songs Of Distant Earth

By Clarke, Arthur C




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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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Books, [1986].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 26 lettered copies signed by Clarke, this being copy "X." These copies were apparently reserved for the use of the author and publisher and none were for sale. This appears to have been one of Clarke's copies with "Best wishes from" and "Colombo 13 Feb '86" in his hand added to his signature on the colophon page. "Includes a description of a eutopia of abundance." - Sargent, British and Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-139. A fine copy in cloth slipcase without dust jacket as issued. This issue is rare.(#103458)

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Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1986. Limited Edition of 500 copies. Slipcased and No DJ as issued. Still completely shrink-wrapped/unopened. Tab on spine indicates number 297 of the 500. Original publisher label still affixed to shrink-wrap. Autograph guaranteed authentic. Ask for pictures if interested.. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

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$350.00

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The Songs Of Distant Earth (Signed, Limited Edition)

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Del Rey/ Ballantine, 1986. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine Slipcase. FE #448 of 500 signed copies. fine in slipcase as issued. One the author's two favorites among his own novls.

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$325.00

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. First edition, publisher's presentation binding, signed by the author on an unnumbered limitation leaf for the edition of 500 copies. [xiv], 256, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full black cowhide, spine gilt, t.e.g. Fine. First edition, publisher's presentation binding, signed by the author on an unnumbered limitation leaf for the edition of 500 copies. [xiv], 256, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Presenttion binding, signed. The edition of 500 copies was bound in cloth. Only a few copies will have been bound thus.

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$300.00

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

US: Del Rey / Ballantine. New York, Del Rey / Ballantine, 1986. Hardback first edition and first impression. A near fine book with a little bumping to the spine tips. Signed by the author without inscription. An interesting novel, and one of Clarke's own favourite, examining utopias, post-dying-earth and travel between the stars. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1986.

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$269.80

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

London: Grafton. London, Grafton, 1986. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy, signed by the author without inscription. Some light edge wear, and a little light spotting to the top edge. Cover art by Michael Whelan [6533, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1986.

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$269.80

The Songs Of Distant Earth (signed by the author)

Clarke, Arthur C.

Grafton Books: London, 1986. First British edition (& 1st printing). Hardcover. SF novel. BRIEFLY INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR AT TIME OF PUBLICATION/''To Terry, from Arthur C Clarke, 2 Aug 86''. Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

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$232.70

The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

Del Rey, 1986-10-12. Special Overseas Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

Ballantine Del Rey, 1986-03-12. Hardcover. Like New. Signed by Author. Author signed limited edition first printing first thus (#56/500) as new hardcover in price intact jacket in matching slipcase as issued. Slipcase shows minute amount of shelf wear. oversized and overweight. Please email for photos.

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$165.00

Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1986. Fine in Fine DJ. Dust jacket covered with Brodart 'just-a-fold' 1.5 mil jacket. Autographed bookplate ('Ex Libris Arthur C. Clarke') laid in. Clarke's autograph guaranteed. Signed bookplate purchased from Flatsigned Press. Ask for photographs if interested.. Signed on Bookplate. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

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$150.00

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C Clarke

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 9¾" - 12" tall

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$115.00

The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1986-04-12. 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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$109.55

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1987-01-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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$103.66

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The Songs of Distant Earth: Short Stories (Oxford Bookworms)

Arthur C. Clarke

1996-04-18. 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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$102.18

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The Songs of Distant Earth (Voyager Classics)

Arthur C. Clarke

2001-08-20. 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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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

CLARKE, ARTHUR C.

NEW YORK: BALLINTINE, 1986. 1ST EDITION. HARDCOVER. FINE/FINE. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. First Edition/First Print. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Physical desc. : 256p. ; 21cm. Subjects: End of the world (Astronomy) - Fiction. Life on other planets - Fiction. Fiction in English - 1945 - Texts fiction in English - 1945- - texts End of the world (Astronomy) ; Fiction ; Life on other planets FICTION / Science Fiction / General Science fiction. Mylar cover. 1ST PRINTING

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1986-01-01. 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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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Arthur C. Clarke

New York: Ballantine Del Rey. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345332199 . Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Toning to rear panel and to both flaps. Clsoed tear to rear panel's lower edge. First Edition stated. ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

Del Rey, 1986 Book. As New. Soft cover. F. As New. First Edition. Galley/Proof. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ISBN:345-33219-9. Clarke wrote the classic 2001..

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Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C. ,

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1986. Signed on front end paper. Fine in fine DJ. Impression number line 1-10. Autographed on front end paper. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to inside of front board. Library stamp embossed into half-title page. Minor board bumping. Tight copy. I cannot guarantee authenticity, but trust in the source of these books. Dust jacket covered with Brodart 'just-a-fold' 1.5 mil jacket. Ask for pictures if interested.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition, 1st Impression. Hard Cover. VG+/Fine.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1986. 1st Edition . Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Man's first contact with truly intelligent alien life. First Edition stated, with correct full number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, "AS NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Quite scarce and desirable. GIFT QUALITY

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Ballantine Del Rey. Hardcover. 0345332199 New Condition. . New.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1987-01-04. 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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$52.20

The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 1986 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. stated first edition. full numberline. brodart protected. Thalassa was a few islands nestled on a warm planet-wide ocean, an idyllic world until the arrival of the Magellan, a huge spacecraft carrying a million inhabitants of the now dead Earth. first printing..

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Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur Charles

Publisher: Del Rey Date of Publication: 1986 Binding: Hardcover Condition: This is the stated Del Rey First Edition from May 1986.Other than a back cardholder flyleaf (ex libris), both the the mylar-coveredDJ and the book are in positively excellen tcondition. There are no rips, tears, etc.--and the pages and binding are tight as a drum .Acceptable

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1986-08-09. 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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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine, 1986. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition/First Printing, May 1986 as stated on the copyright page. Hardcover in dustjacket. 257 pages. This was the late Arthur C. Clarke's first novel after 2010: Odyssey Two. Light publishing crease across the back dj, otherwise a near find dustjacket over a near fine book. From my smoke-free collection. Ships in well-padded box..

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$45.00

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1998-05-01. 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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$43.39

General Phonetics

Heffner, R-M. S.

University of Wisconsin Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor wear and soil to cover, owner inscription, some underlining throughout; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 253 pages .

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Ballantine Del Rey. Hardcover. 0345332199 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Del Rey, 1986. hardcover. gebraucht, gut Schutzumschlag mit leichten Knicken und Rissen. .

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Ballantine Del Rey. Hardcover. 0345332199 New Condition *** Right Off the Shelf | Ships within 2 Business Days ~~~ Customer Service Is Our Top Priority! - Thank you for LOOKING :-) . New.

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SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

CLARKE, Arthur C

NY, DELRAY, 1986.

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Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Thalassa was a few islands nestled on a warm planet-wide ocean, an idyllic world until the arrival of the Magellan, a huge spacecraft carrying a million inhabitants of the now dead Earth. Small crease to corner of inside flaps, slight spine slant.touch of soiling to top text block.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

Random House, 1991. Reprint. Paperback. New. The arrival of a spaceship from Earth--destroyed when its sun went nova--carrying five million Earthlings in suspended animation, as well as an uncensored cultural record of Earth, threatens to destroy the paradisiacal planet of ThalassaSKU: MM-20235973; EAN: 9780345322401

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

New York: A Del Rey Book, 1986. Book in Mylar cover. No remainder marks, no ink markings. NOT priced clipped. First edition, First Printing. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: A Del Rey Book Ballantine Books, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition/First Printing, May 1986. Hardcover in unclipped dustjacket. 248 pages. It was the highly acclaimed author's first novel after 2010: Odyssey Two. Surprisingly well preserved, except for some tiny foxing to the top page edges. Other than a light 1/2" publishing crease to the bottom of the front board, this is an fine dustjacket over a near fine book. Ships in well-padded box..

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

New York: Ballantine, 1986. Book. Good+. Hardcover. 1st. some internal foxing. Cover leather is slightly dented, as if sharpobject had been resting on it. good+, gold-stamped alligatored full black leather 256 pgs.

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345332199 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Small owner name to FEP. ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 256 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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The Songs of Distant Earth

CLARKE, Arthur C

New York, A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books [1986].. First edition (so stated). 8vo. Dust jacket designed by Anthony C. Russo (unclipped). Very good. 256 pages. No signatures or bookplates.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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The Songs Of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Del Rey/Ballantine. NF/NF. 1986. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. ; 1st edition/1st printing. Clean, straight and tight NF book with just a hint of spine slant in a price intact, crisp and clean NF+ dustjacket with 1 very tiny edge ding. Very nice. Trouble had come to the paradise of Thalassa when mankind arrived. ; 9 1/4" x 6 1/4"; 256 pages .

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Songs of Distant Earth

Clarke, Arthur C

NY: Ballantine Books, 1986. First Edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Ballantine, 1986. Remainder stripe on bottom edge, else very fine in near very fine dj.. 1st. Hard. Very Fine/Near Very Fine. 8vo..

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Del Rey, 1986. First edition. Fine in fine a fine dust jacket. (8322). Octavo, Hardcover.

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The Songs of Distant Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

1986. Hardcover. BRAND_NEW. New York: Del Rey Books : Ballantine Books, 1986. FIRST PRINTING of the First Edition (stated). The acclaimed sci-fi author"s novel of an ocean planet"s colony of earthlings and a monumental evolutionary event taking place beneath its seas. Hardcover with dust jacket, 241pp., Brand New Book . First Edition (stated). Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mild crease to top edge of dust jacket. I will mail your book the next business day after I receive your order. E-20

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Del Rey, 1986. First edition. Fine in fine a fine price clipped dust jacket. (3371). Octavo, Hardcover.

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH.

Clarke, Arthur C.

NY: DEL REY. 1986. Fine. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0345332199 . Cloth. First Edition. Fine in dj. .

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Books, [1986].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-139. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#148630)

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Books, [1986].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-139. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#93682)

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THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH

Clarke, Arthur C.

New York: Ballantine Books, [1986].. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-139. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#125556)

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