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    Anthology including 'The Sentinel'

    Arthur C. Clarke. Expedition to Earth. New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. First edition. Octavo. [vi], 165, [166: blank], [167-169: about the author], [170: about the publisher] pages. Publisher's black paper-covered boards, spine lettered in silver, in original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell case. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy.

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    Eleven early stories by this major author, most of them involving space travel and the far future, and written in a yearning, quasi-poetic style. Often they have little stings in the tail. Includes "The Sentinel" (1951), which later formed the basis of the novel and film 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-100.



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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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