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    Arthur C. Clarke: Signed First Edition of Childhood's End (New York: Ballantine Books, 1953), first edition, 214 pages, red cloth with black titles, 8vo (5.5" x 8"), dust jacket. The author has signed "Arthur C Clarke" and underlined his signature on the front free endpaper. The book is about fine, with light toning to the text edges. Small chips to the sunned dust jacket spine, and moderate wear at the edges, corners, and folds, else fine. An enormously popular novel anticipating Clarke's major thematic statements in 2001: A Space Odyssey. Number nine on Pringle's list of the 100 best science fiction novels. Similar to another copy of the same book in this sale, with the added bonus of being signed in the book.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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