New York: L. Harper & Brothers (1951). 1951.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First American Edition, uncommon First Issue of Clarke's first book. The correct L Harper edition, with the letter 'A' printed below the publisher's name on the title-page and 'A' with an asterix on the half-title. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. A near fine or better copy in blue cloth, dark blue titles to the spine in a very good dustwrapper correctly priced at $2.50 showing light use primarily at the extremities of the spine. Illustrated with frontispiece & 15 full-page plates by Leslie Carr, R A Smith, Frank Tinsley et al.
Item #20445 Price: US$675.00