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Clarke, Arthur C.

Published by Harper & Brothers (1951)

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About this Item: Harper & Brothers, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Hardcover in dust jacket, SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. This is a book club edition published in 1947, as indicated by the "W" on the copyright page. The United States and the U. S. S. R. Began putting animals atop rockets in 1947 (and dot on back panel near spine) This copy is clean of owner markings on the interior pages (which are lightly age-toned) , the illustrated endpapers have light general foxing. The covers are blue "tweed" with navy backstrip with gold imprinted title on spine. The covers have overall light rubbing, the spine has rubbing at ends and also a small wrinkle. The dust jacket has the blue and black vertical stripes with the title etc reversed out in white. The jacket is clipped and heavily chipped at spine ends and the back panel is rather soiled (now in clear mylar protective covering). Scans of signature and/or parts of book available upon request. Overall VG/Fair condition. ; Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 43478

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Arthur C. Clarke

Published by Temple Press, London (1955)

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From: SAVERY BOOKS (BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Temple Press, London, 1955. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First CHEAP EDITION. Temple Press HARDBACK IN JACKET 1955. First Cheap Edition. AUTHOR SIGNED INSCRIPTION: "To Michael Curtis Arthur C. Clarke". Book is clean & tight. Marks to end papers Some foxing to page edges. Nice bright jacket has a little edge wear and a repair from the inside at the top of the spine (3cm). Jacket is now under clear removable covers. Dispatched RECORDED NEXT WORKING DAY OR SOONER securely boxed in cardboard. REF 395.3 THE EXPLORATION OF SPACE ** Arthur C. Clarke Signed Inscription***. Author Signed Inscription. Seller Inventory # 003111

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Arthur C Clarke

Published by Harper & Row, New York (1951)

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From: Doug Leitch, Hovebooks (Hove, Sussex, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Harper & Row, New York, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: DW. 1st. Copy is clean and sound. Small biro'd price on end paper map. DW has edgewear, chipped at base of rear and top of spine but is generally has survived well. Signed and dedicated (prob in 1970s) to book collector Michael Curtis. Rare in this condition. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000023

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Clarke, Arthur C.

Published by Harper and Brothers, New York (1951)

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From: Books Plus, LLC (Lexington, SC, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1951. Hard Cover. Condition: BOOK VERY GOOD+. Dust Jacket Condition: JACKET VERY GOOD. 1st Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. A VERY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT, ATTRACTIVE DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. 1st printing. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. Clarke's second non-fiction work on space travel. 190 pages. A handsome, collectible copy!. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 16562

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Clarke, Arthur C.

Published by Harper & Brothers (1951)

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From: Virtual Books (Vancouver, WA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Brothers, 1951. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. GOOD/FAIR; SIGNED BY AUTHUR C. CLARKE; the pages are generally clean and unmarked and the binding is still good; the dust jacket has several tears and pieces missing and wear; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author. Seller Inventory # 003686

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Clarke, Arthur.C.

Published by Harper, New York (1951)

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About this Item: Harper, New York, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The Exploration of Space, A.C. Clarke, 1951, 1st ed in DJ. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. DJ has chipping top/ tail spine, chipping lower edge rear. Volume has small price penned on endpaper o/w clean and sound.Dedication to Michael Curtis, a well known book collector in London circles. Remarkable pictures. A Martian base that looks very like Main street USA, bank on the corner, all under a glass dome. Scan on request. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 004633

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Clarke, Arthur C.

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From: The Literary Lion, ABAA (Thousand Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Brothers. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. (1951). First American edition. Light fading to board extremities and spine tips, else very good in a very good dust jacket with a 3/8" chip at upper spine tip and light edge rubbing. INSCRIBED: "To Fred Durant, / with all best wishes / from / Arthur". Author's second book. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 1122

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The Exploration of Space: Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

Published by Temple Press (1951)

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About this Item: Temple Press, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Temple Press, 1951. UK First Edition, First Printing. With dustjacket. SIGNED BY CLARKE. Condition: Book in very good condition for its age. DJ in good condition with chipping and wear. Price intact. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1528227185295

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CLARKE, Arthur C.

Published by Harper and Brothers, New York (1951)

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From: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1951. Condition: Very Good. First American edition. An about very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by Arthur C. Clarke to his protege, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley, who was the dedicatee of his first hardcover novel (Islands in the Sky): "To Ian, wishing you the very best of luck. Arthur C. Clarke, Atlanta, 10 June '52." Macauley was an award-winning New York Times journalist, who also edited Clarke's book of collected essays, Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! (2000). Clarke wrote the last chapter of Childhood's End while visiting Macauley in Atlanta in 1952, where he was reportedly greatly influenced by their discussions. A splendid association copy of this non-fiction work. Seller Inventory # 309267

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