Item #30311 EXPEDITION TO EARTH. Arthur C. Clarke.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. Small octavo, cover art by Richard Powers, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine 52. 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. A few edge rubs, tiny tear to upper front panel, a nearly fine copy, unread. (30311). Item #30311

Price: $45.00