Published by The Portentous Press, Rochester, MI, 1996
Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Diane Carr (illustrator). Limited Edition. Slipcased Limited edition of 85 signed copies. Cream boards titled on spine and cover in brown, brown decorated endpapers, tipped in photo of Clarke at age 2, jacket design by Diane Carr, all housed in matching cream colored slipcase. Signed by Clarke on limitation page at rear of book. Contains Clarke's earliest writings from 1932-1938. Edited and with a Foreword by David Aronovitz, and an Introduction by Clarke. Rochester, MI: The Portentous Press, 1996. 81 pages. As new copy with as new protected jacket in as new slipcase. Signed by Author(s).
Published by Portentous Press, 1996
First Edition Signed
First Edition. CHILDHOOD ENDS: THE EARLIEST WRITINGS OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE, Portentous Press, 1996, first and only edition (not to be reprinted), as new in like dust-wrapper and slip-case. 1/85 copies (the entire print run) SIGNED by the author with 2 tipped-in photos. A collection of the authors earliest writings from the period 1932 through 1938 none of which have ever appeared in book form (or any other format after their initial publication). THE ONLY AVAILABLE TEXTS OF THESE WORKS. A must for all serious Clarke collectors and those interested in the evolution of a long and marvelous writing career. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of this book went to the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation. (Inscribed or SIGNED by the publisher / editor upon request).