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    Arthur C. Clarke. Seven Vintage Paperbacks from the 1950s, including: Expedition to Earth. New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. First edition (Currey issue B, no priority). Twelvemo. 165 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Minor edge and spine wear to the covers, else a fine copy. [and:] Prelude to Space. New York: The Gnome Press with Ballantine Books, [1954]. Later printing. Twelvemo. 166 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Fine condition. [and:] Against the Fall of Night. Garden City, New York: Permabooks, A Division of Doubleday & Company, Inc., [1954]. First Permabooks printing. Twelvemo. 160 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Minimal spine wear and light toning to the textblock, else a fine copy. [and:] Sands of Mars. New York: Pocket Books, Inc., [1954]. First Pocket Books printing. Twelvemo. 217 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Moderate wear to the covers along the spine and on the rear panel. Textblock lightly toned. Overall, a very good copy. [and:] Earthlight. New York: Ballantine Books, [1955]. First edition (Currey issue B, no priority). Twelvemo. 155 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Small section of front cover clipped, with mild shelf wear to the spine. Textblock lightly toned, else a very good copy. [and:] Reach for Tomorrow. New York: Ballantine Books, [1956]. First edition (Currey issue B, no priority). Twelvemo. 166 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Spine skewed and front hinge starting, else a very good copy. [and:] The City and the Stars. New York: A Signet Book Published by the New American Library, [1957]. First paperback edition. Twelvemo. 191 pages. Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Minor shelf wear, and a vertical crease on the spine, else a very good copy. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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