Number Nine on Pringle's List of One Hundred Best Science Fiction NovelsArthur C. Clarke. Childhood's End. New York: Ballantine Books, 1953.
First edition. Octavo. 214 pages.
Publisher's red cloth with black spine titles. Minimal edge and corner wear to boards. Previous owner's stamp to front free endpaper. Minimal wear to the dust jacket, but a few occasions of dark staining at the spine head and running down the rear panel. A square, bright, near fine book in a lightly stained dust jacket.
Pringle ranks this work as number nine in his list of the one hundred best science fiction novels.
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