CHILDHOOD'S END. Arthur C. Clarke.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. An enormously popular novel presaging Clarke's major thematic statements in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. Recently aired as a miniseries on the SyFy channel in December 2015. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-246. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 9. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 337-41. Offsetting to free end papers, a very good to nearly fine copy in a good dust jacket with chips to the upper and lower spine ends, red ink of title lettering on spine mostly faded, closed tear to lower front panel/spine fold and some foxing to the rear panel. (19734). Item #19734

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