EXPEDITION TO EARTH. Arthur C. Clarke.

EXPEDITION TO EARTH ...

New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. Octavo, boards. First edition. 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. Some light stain marks to lower edges of end papers, light wear at spine ends, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with light wear to the corner tips and spine ends with a small chip at the upper right front corner, two tiny closed tears to the upper front panel, light stain at the lower left front corner and a small scrape to the lower rear panel. (27128). Item #27128

Price: $350.00