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Across the Sea of Stars

By Arthur C. Clarke

1959

Harcourt Brace and Company : New York

8.5" by 6"

(xii) 584pp.

 

 

DETAILS

The first collected edition of a selection of Arthur C. Clarke's works.

Contains Childhood's, Earthlight and eighteen of Clarke's short stories. Ink inscription of Winona McClintic to front pastedown. McClintic was a German science fiction author, who wrote a number of short stories and poems, many of which were published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, alongside other authors such as Asimov, Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke. With an introduction by American author and intellectual, Clifton Fadiman. Arthur C. Clarke was a British science fiction writer and inventor, who is widely regarded as a key figure in the popularisation of space travel. His screenplay for the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was co-written with Stanley Kubrick, is considered to be one of the most influential films of all time. For many years Arthur C. Clarke, along with Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asmiov, were considered the 'Big Three' of science fiction writing.

CONDITION

In a blue cloth binding in the original price clipped dustwrapper. Externally very smart, with some shelfwear to the extremities. Slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Ink inscription of 'Winona McClintic' to front and rear pastedown. Offsetting to endpapers. Dustwrapper is smart with chipping and closed tears to the extremities. Dustwrapper is price clipped. Puncture to centre of spine. Dustwrapper is sunned. Internally firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with some marginal age toning due to paper used. Puncture marks affecting pages 213-276.

Overall Condition: Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper

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