Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Arthur C. Clarke. 2001, A Space Odyssey. Based on a Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. [New York]: New American Library, [1968]. First edition, signed and inscribed, "To Pip's father - from a / great admirer of his daughter - / best wishes / Arthur C. Clarke / 25. July, '68." Octavo. 221, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's blue paper boards, backed in black, spine lettered in silver and blue; edges a bit toned and stained, other minor foxing and staining, spine pushed, particularly tail of spine. Pictorial printed endpapers, all edges trimmed; edges a bit toned, some minor foxing. Internally generally clean and bright, signed and inscribed on the half-title in blue ink; some minor toning and intermittent foxing. Original pictorial unclipped dust jacket; moderately but evenly toned with some spotting and foxing, minor small chips and nicks with negligible losses. A very good book in a very good dust jacket, signed and inscribed by the author.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 466

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Oct 16, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 October 20 Manuscripts Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search