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Publication: The Promise of Space

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  • Publication: The Promise of Space Publication Record # 253701
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Date: 1985-01-00
  • ISBN: 0-425-07565-6 [978-0-425-07565-4]
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • Price: $3.50
  • Pages: xv+316
  • Format:
    pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
  • Notes: - Harper & Row edition / April 1968. - Berkley edition / January 1985. - Contains 25 titled figures (listed on p. [vii]) and 12 tables, but no photographic plates (cf the Pyramid edition). - The Introduction is signed "Arthur C. Clarke" and dated "Colombo, Ceylon / September, 1967". - $3.95 in Canada. Cover art not credited. - One interesting continuity problem: the first Moon landing (July 1969) is mentioned several times in past tense, but there is no indication in the book that it was revised between the first edition and the Berkley one.
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Nonfiction Title: The Promise of Space • (1968) • nonfiction by Arthur C. Clarke

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