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1 Clarke, Arthur C.2010: Odyssey Two (misspelt ''Clark'' on the title page). 04974
Granada: London. 1982.
First British edition (& 1st binding).
Hardcover.
Sequel to the classic (book and film) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Misspelt ''Arthur C. Clark'' on the title page. All copies were pulped before publication and reprinted correctly - with just a few early review copies already sent out remaining with the error. Very uncommon variant (and true 1st printing of the UK edition).

''2001: A Space Odyssey shocked, amazed, and delighted millions in the late 1960s. An instant book and movie classic, its fame has grown over the years. Yet along with the almost universal acclaim, a host of questions has grown more insistent through the years, for example: who or what transformed Dave Bowman into the Star-Child? What alien purpose lay behind the monoliths on the Moon and out in space? What could drive HAL to kill the crew? Now all those questions and many more have been answered, in this stunning sequel to the international bestseller. Cosmic in sweep, eloquent in its depiction of Man's place in the Universe''.


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 195.00 GBP
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2 Clarke, Arthur C.A Fall Of Moondust. 30326
Victor Gollancz: London. 1961.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Classic sf novel.

Page edges just a little tanned, else a fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with light edge creasing at several points and one tiny brown stain at the bottom of the rear flap fold.

Price: 120.00 GBP
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3 Olander, Joseph D. (& Martin H Greenberg, eds) Arthur C. ClarkeArthur C. Clarke: Writers of the 21st Century. 23292
Taplinger: NY. 1977.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Cloth-backed boards.
Collects nine essays by Peter Brigg, Thomas D. Clareson, Robert Plank, David N. Samuelson and others on aspects of Clarke's SF.

A fine copy in fine dust jacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 Clarke, Arthur C.By Space Possessed: Essays On The Exploration of Space. 06121
Victor Gollancz: London. 1993.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Collects 25 essays: 224 pages.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 Clarke, Arthur C.Childhood's End. 41890
Gollancz: London. 2001.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Classic sf novel, first published in 1954. This new edition, part of the Gollancz SF Masterworks series, has a new four-page foreword by the author. First printing of this edition.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 25.00 GBP
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6 Clarke, Arthur C. ( & Gentry Lee)Cradle. 01795
Victor Gollancz: London. 1988.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Uncorrected book proof (trade paperback).
SF novel.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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7 Clarke, Arthur C.Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! Collected Essays 1934-1998. 01351
Voyager/HarperCollins: London. 1999.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
558 pages.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) .

Price: 15.00 GBP
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8 Clarke, Arthur C.How The World Was One: Beyond The Global Village. 05566
Victor Gollancz: London. 1992.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Non-fiction. From the library of John Clute, with his signature on the front free endpaper.

Non-fiction: 288 pages with index.


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 Clarke, Arthur C.Imperial Earth: a Fantasy Of Love And Discord. 08505
Victor Gollancz: London. 1975.
First edition (& 1st state binding).
Hardcover.
SF novel. First issue of red boards with mustard endpapers.

''tells of relations between Earth and the outer planets, and contains a rather meandering intrigue involving clones; there are some interesting speculations about black holes'' (Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF).


Light spotting along top pages, else a fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 Clarke, Arthur C.Imperial Earth: a Fantasy Of Love And Discord. 37396
Victor Gollancz: London. 1975.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel. First issue of red boards with mustard endpapers.

''tells of relations between Earth and the outer planets, and contains a rather meandering intrigue involving clones; there are some interesting speculations about black holes'' (Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF).


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 25.00 GBP
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11 Clarke, Arthur C.Islands In The Sky. 15107
Sidgwick & Jackson: London. Nd (1952).
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel. Abridged: drops the preface ''Cities In Space'' which appears in the earlier US edition.

Page edges browning, neat inked name and date on front free endpaper, a VG+ copy in a good pictorial dustjacket with edge wear and shallow chipping.

Price: 30.00 GBP
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12 Clarke, Arthur C.Prelude To Space. 20706
Sidgwick & Jackson: London. 1953.
First hardcover edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
The author's first sf novel. This first hardcover edition contains textual changes to the 1951 paperback original. The Gnome Press hardcover edition was published a year later in 1954. An uncommon UK hardcover.

Gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in red cloth in a good pictorial dustjacket (bright and unfaded) with shallow chipping along the spine edges.

Price: 50.00 GBP
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13 Clarke, Arthur C. (& Mike McQuay)Richter 10. 04460
Victor Gollancz: London. 1996.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel.

''thirty years after the 1994 Los Angeles earthquake killed his family, Lewis Crane has become the world's top seismologist, determined to protect people from his parent's fate. But in a world controlled by Chinese corporations and split by racist and religious strife, many don't want him to succeed''.


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 Clarke, Arthur C.Tales From The White Hart (signed/slipcased hardcover). 22640
PS Publishing: Harrogate. 2007.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Reprint of the 1957 Ballantine edition but adding one original new story (''Time Gentlemen Please'') co-written with Stephen Baxter, who also supplies a new introduction. LIMITED SLIPCASED EDITION: from a total printing of 700 hardbound copies, this is one of 200 numbered copies signed by both authors issued with a dustjacket and slipcased.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket and slipcase (as new).

Price: 175.00 GBP
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15 Clarke, Arthur C.Tales From The White Hart. 24127
Sidgwick & Jackson: London. 1972.
First British hardcover edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF stories.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) but for price-clipping and just a touch of edge wear.

Price: 25.00 GBP
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16 Clarke, Arthur C.The Fountains Of Paradise. 00372
Victor Gollancz: London. 1979.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Winner of the 1979 Nebula award and 1980 Hugo award for best SF novel.

Fine copy in a fine (priced 4.95 on the front inner flap) dustjacket (as new).

Price: 95.00 GBP
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17 Clarke, Arthur C.The Ghost From The Grand Banks. 23360
Bantam Books: NY. 1990.
First American edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel.

''a hundred years after the sinking of the Titanic, two of the world's most powerful corporations race to find a way to raise and preserve the doomed luxury liner. The quest to uncover the secrets of the wreck and reclaim her becomes an obsession . . . and for some, a fatal one''


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 5.00 GBP
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18 Baxter, Stephen (& Arthur C. Clarke)The Light Of Other Days (signed by Baxter). 04605
Tor: NY. 2000.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Published in March 2000 and preceded the British edition (September) by six months or so. SIGNED BY STEPHEN BAXTER.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 Baxter, Stephen (& Arthur C. Clarke)The Light Of Other Days. 04897
Voyager/HarperCollins: London. 2000.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Uncorrected book proof (trade paperback).
Published September 2000: the American Tor hardcover was published earlier in March the same year.

Fine (unread) copy.

Price: 5.00 GBP
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20 Baxter, Stephen (& Arthur C. Clarke)The Light Of Other Days. 04407
Voyager/HarperCollins: London. 2000.
First British edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Published in September 2000: the American Tor edition was published earlier in March.

'''Space is what keeps everything from being in the same place. Right?' With these words Hiram Patterson, head of the giant media corporation OurWorld, launches the greatest communications revolution in history. With OurWorld's development of wormhole technology, any point in space can be connected to any other, faster than the speed of light. Realtime television coverage is here: earthquakes and wars, murders and disasters can be watched, exactly as they occur, anywhere on the planet. Then WormCams are made to work across time as well as space. Humanity encounters itself in the light of other days. We witness the life of Jesus, go to the premiere of Hamlet, solve the enigmas that have baffled generations. Blood spilled centuries ago flows vividly once more - and no personal treachery or shame can be concealed. But when the world and everything in it becomes as transparent as glass and there are no more secrets, people find new ways to gain vengeance and commit crime, and Hiram Patterson finds new ways to keep his Machiavellian schemes secret''.


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new) with review slip laid in.

Price: 10.00 GBP
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