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    Arthur C. Clarke: Signed First Edition of Expedition to Earth (New York: Ballantine Books, 1953), first edition, 165 pages, bound in black boards with silver titles, 8vo (5.5" x 8"), dust jacket. Signed "Arthur C. Clarke" on the front free endpaper. Expedition to Earth is Clarke's first short story collection, featuring 11 stories from the period 1946-1953, including "The Sentinel", the story which is the precursor for the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey. The book is in fine condition in a near fine unclipped dust jacket, which shows minor chips to the upper spine.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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