IMPERIAL EARTH. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1975. Octavo, boards. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Clarke to "John" on recto of title leaf. "The cloned hero travels from his home in the outer solar system to Earth in the year 2276. The story is thin, but it's a pleasing utopian travelogue, full of incidental wonders." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, pp. 182-3. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-137. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1019-25. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#89218).
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