In the Original Dust JacketArthur C. Clarke. Childhood's End. New York: Ballantine Books, 1953.
First edition. Octavo. 214 pages.
Red cloth with black spine titles. Light shelf wear with some "puckering" down the spine as is common with this publisher's hardcover editions. Price-clipped dust jacket with chipping and small area of loss to the head and foot of the spine. Tape repairs on the verso of the jacket. Jacket generally toned and with light shelf wear. A very good copy.
Pringle ranks this work as number nine in his list of the 100 best science fiction novels.
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