DescriptionArthur C. Clarke. Against the Fall of Night. New York: Gnome Press, 1953.
First edition. Signed by the author on the free front endpaper. Octavo. 223 pages. Jacket design by Frank Kelly Freas.
Publisher's original light blue cloth with purple spine titles. A stain at the bottom edge of the front and rear boards with smaller spots on the spine, none of which affect the internal contents. Corners bumped. Contents tight and bright. Small area of light pencil notes on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket remains bright with only light shelf wear and light soiling to the white areas of the rear panel. A very good copy.
Clarke later revised this title and renamed it The City and the Stars, though this earlier work is typically preferred. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.
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