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Childhood's End

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 8388

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Pinkish red boards with black lettering, 220 pp. Corners bumped including top and base of spine, light speckling on top edge. Jacket in new Brodart, a little apparent damp staining along spine, minor chipping along edges including top and base of spine. Book club edition with a gutter code indicating printing date of May 1966. A nice copy of this science fiction classic. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 220 pages; "This is the story of the last generation of mankind on earth. In 1975 man's international armaments race is halted abruptly by ships from outer space which suddenly appear above ev... View more info

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Earthlight

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1971

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 000589

Condition: Good


Ex-Library with usual markings. Spine is somewhat creased, but taped. Covers are a brit chipped and scuffed. Some foxing, but pages are in good shape. "Time was running out. Sadler knew that the discovery of heavy metals on the Moon could lead to a devastating war between Earth and the younger colonies of Mars and Venus. And someone in the quiet, respectable group of scientists on the Moon -- someone Sadler had to find -- was passing information to the unseen warships in outer space. . . If war came, the Moon would be the target. But Sadler's job was to prevent that war if he cou... View more info

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Earthlight

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $4.15

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1972

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 001804

Condition: Good+


Covers slightly creased at hinges, corners bumped. A clean, attractive copy. "Time was running out. Sadler knew that the discovery of heavy metals on the Moon could lead to a devastating war between Earth and the younger colonies of Mars and Venus. And someone in the quiet, respectable group of scientists on the Moon -- someone Sadler had to find -- was passing information to the unseen warships in outer space. . . If war came, the Moon would be the target. But Sadler's job was to prevent that war if he could . . . while the uneasy days, hours, seconds ticked away." Clarke is... View more info

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Imperial Earth

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1976

Seller ID: 001825

ISBN: 0345253523

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, very slight spine slant, some edge wear esp. along spine, store stamp on top edge, possible remainder mark on bottom edge. A clean, attractive copy. "It's 2276. Welcome to Earth for America's Quincentennial. The Time of Troubles is over. War and Poverty are dead. And Duncan Makenzie, benign ruler of the distant world of Titan has returned to the planet of his forefathers to solve a mystery and create a son. A clone. An exact replica of himself."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Prelude to Space

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Lancer Books: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001811

Condition: Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, covers bowed out slightly. Includes a special post-Apollo preface by the author, plus the foreward to the 1962 edition. "Prometheus. . . the man who stole the gift of fire from the gods. . . the ship that would steal the gift of space from the universe. . . Arthur C. Clarke's world-wide reputation as a master of science fiction is unmatched since the days of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells. In a time when science is daily outstripping science fiction, Prelude To Space stands as his most prophetic novel."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Reach for Tomorrow

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1977

Edition: Fifteenth Printing

Seller ID: 001813

ISBN: 0345258193

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, bright copy. Twelve memorable sci-fi tales filled with wonder and imagination, including "Rescue Party," "A Walk in the Dark," and "Trouble with the Natives." Excellent examples of Clarke's dry humor and his unique brand of global disaster tales.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Deep Range

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Signet: 1958

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 001822

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. "Whaleboys: Don Burley-hero of tomorrow, tall, handsome. . . and shepherd of the mammoth whale herds which graze the seas, growing fat and healthy and ripe for man's dinner table. And Walt Franklin-mystery man of The Reefs. What secret from his past waited to plunge him into a life-and-death struggle with the sea? Could he conquer the old terror that kept him apart from his fellows and drove him to search for the treasures of the oceans which could change man's future?";... View more info

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The Ghost from the Grand Banks

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1991

Seller ID: 001823

ISBN: 0553293877

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped. Some darkening esp. inside covers. Sticker has been removed from inside front cover taking part of the promotional blurb with it. A clean, bright copy. "It's the year 2012: a hundred years after the sinking of the Titanic. Two of the world's most powerful corporations, each headed by an eccentric and brilliant man, race to find a way to raise and preserve the doomed luxury ocean liner. Two multibillion-dollar technologies are tested in a plan to raise the ship that will stun the world and create a media feeding frenzy. The rival CEOs gat... View more info

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The Hammer of God

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1994

Seller ID: 001824

ISBN: 055356871X

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Text is clean and bright. "In the year 2110 technology has cured most of our worries. But even as humankind enters a new golden age, an amateur astronomer points his telescope at just the right corner of the night sky and sees disaster hurtling toward Earth: a chunk of rock that could annihilate civilization. While a few fanatics welcome the apocalyptic destruction as a sign from God, the greatest scientific minds of Earth desperately search for a way to avoid the inevitable. On board the starship Go... View more info

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The Sands of Mars

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Signet: 1987

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 001814

ISBN: 0451147901

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear/chipping. Slight yellowing, but text block is clean and unmarked. Includes a preface to the 1967 edition and an introduction to the 1987 edition, both by Clarke. "When a celebrated science fiction writer takes to space on his first trip to Mars, he stumbles upon Mars' most carefully hidden secrets and threatens the future of the entire planet!"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Sentinel

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $4.70

Publisher: New York, NY, Putnam Berkley: 1986

Seller ID: 000461

ISBN: 0425093891

Condition: Very Good


Some ordinary shelf wear. Corners bumped and some darkening. First in the Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy Series. Cover art and interior illustrations by Lebbeus Woods. Author and artist biographies follow text. Introduction by the author. This book contains 10 stories, including The Sentinel -- the story that inspired "2001: A Space Odyssey", The Songs of Distant Earth -- the basis for Clarke's novel of the same title, and Guardian Angel -- precursor to "Childhood's End."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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The Songs of Distant Earth

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Publishing Group: 1987

Seller ID: 000187

ISBN: 0345322401

Condition: Near Fine


Slight crease/dent on front cover. Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Songs of Distant Earth

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Publishing Group: 1987

Seller ID: 000458

ISBN: 0345322401

Condition: Near Fine


Slight shelf wear/corners bumped. Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Songs of Distant Earth

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Publishing Group: 1987

Seller ID: 001371

ISBN: 0345322401

Condition: Very Good


Covers a bit creased, mostly at hinges. Corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping. Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The View from Serendip

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $5.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1978

Seller ID: 001817

ISBN: 0345271084

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, tight copy. "Speculations on space, science, and the sea, together with fragments of an equatorial autobiography."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Voices from the Sky

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Pyramid Books: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001818

Condition: Good+


Covers a bit creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, tight copy. ""The universe is full of voices, calling from star to star in myriad tongues. One day we shall join that cosmic conversation, though it may be ages before we cross the megamegamiles sundering us from our equals, and our masters." Voices from the Sky is the log of a voyage which has only just begun-Man's odyssey from Earth, his first home, among the planets, to the stars, and across the universe. Arthur C. Clarke, distinguished author of such classics as 2001 A Space Odyssey and Childhood's End, ha... View more info