THE COLLECTED STORIES. New York: Tor, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. The complete contents of Clarke's seven published collections, plus all the stories he has written in the last two decades -- since THE WIND FROM THE SUN appeared -- and all his previously uncollected fiction, including the original stories which later grew into such novels as CHILDHOOD'S END, EARTHLIGHT and THE SONGS OF DISTANT EARTH. Includes every published story, over 100 in all, arranged in order of publication, from "Travel by Wire" (1937) through "Improving the Neighbourhood" (1999). Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-247. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#163392).
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