Description

    From the Library of Sam Moskowitz

    Arthur C. Clarke. Five First Editions From the Library of Sam Moskowitz, including: Sands of Mars. New York: Gnome Press Inc., 1952. First edition, inscribed by the author "To Sam Moskowitz/ with all good wishes/ Arthur C Clarke" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 216 pages. Jacket design by Ric Binkley. Publisher's red cloth with titles printed in black on the spine. Slight toning to contents as is usual with this publisher. A near fine copy in a bright dust jacket with a slightly soiled back panel and a closed tear along the edge of the front panel. [and:] Against the Fall of Night. New York: Gnome Press, Inc., 1953. First edition. Octavo. 223 pages. Publisher's light blue cloth with titles printed in pink on the spine. A near fine copy with slightly toned contents, in a bright dust jacket. [and:] Prelude to Space. New York: Gnome Press, Inc., 1954. First edition. Octavo. 191 pages. Publisher's blue boards with titles printed in yellow on the spine. Edges of textblock toned, else a near fine copy in a bright dust jacket. [and:] The City and the Stars. New York: 1956. First edition. Octavo. 310 pages. Publisher's blue boards with titles printed in silver. Slight warp to front board, small area of toning due to reaction with newsprint on the front pastedown and front free endpaper, else a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with Moskowitz's initials in ink on the front panel. [and:] A Fall of Moondust. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1961. First edition. Octavo. 248 pages. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles printed in dark blue on the spine. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket that has darkened slightly on the spine panel and along the edges of the back panel.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 724

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131