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    Arthur C. Clarke. Childhood's End. New York: Ballantine, [1953]. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Clarke on title page, "To Mark Marlon / from / Arthur C. Clarke". Octavo. 214 pages. Publisher's red cloth with black spine titles. Modest rubbing to cloth extremities. Mild offsetting to endpapers with faint tape shadows on free endpapers. Neat name and small, partially removed label on front free endpaper. Price clipped jacket shows some mild sunning to spine and faint dampstaining, affecting spine ends and lower edge of front panel. Very good. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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