CHILDHOOD'S END. Arthur C. Clarke.

CHILDHOOD'S END. New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. An enormously popular novel presaging Clarke's major thematic statements in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. 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. A fine copy in nearly fine, bright dust jacket with 10 mm closed tear and associated wrinkles at bottom edge of front panel with small internal tape reinforcement to same, light wear to spine ends and upper corner tips, and some fading to orange title lettering and publisher's monogram on spine panel (as is usually the case). A very attractive copy of this classic novel. (#114552).

Price: $4,500.00

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