Title: The Promise of Space

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Title: The Promise of Space Title Record # 313121
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1968-00-00
Type: NONFICTION
Language: English
Note: In the Introduction Clarke mentions that this book is ''an entirely new work and replaces all those mentioned above, though I have not hesitated to quote extensively from them where appropriate (as in Chapter 1).'' The most important of the books ''mentioned above'' are the fairly technical Interplanetary Flight (1950, Revised Edition 1960), the deliberately non-technical The Exploration of Space (1951, Revised Edition 1959) and the highly speculative The Challenge of the Spaceship (1959). Despite a number of identical titles and paragraphs, none of the essays is a straighforward reprint from any of the earlier books. Please do not merge.
Synopsis: Clarke's most definitive single volume on the subject, combining material from several earlier books. Discusses ABC of astronautics and astronomy, the history of the early Space Age (until the first landing on the Moon - with the possible exception of the First Edition from April 1968?) and offers a lot of speculations about the future of space exploration (planet colonization, interstellar travel, etc.).
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1969 German Unsere Zukunft im Weltall

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Promise of Space 1968-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-04273-7   325 hc non-fic  
The Promise of Space 1968-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harper & Row #YA 0468 $7.50 xxi+
325
hc non-fic  
Unsere Zukunft im Weltall 1969-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Lübbe     334 hc non-fic Jan Buchholz , Reni Hinsch Checkmark
The Promise of Space 1970-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pyramid Books #V2157 $1.25 368 pb non-fic Checkmark
The Promise of Space 1970-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pyramid Books #V2157 $1.25 368 pb non-fic Checkmark
The Promise of Space 1985-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Berkley Books 0-425-07565-6 $3.50 xv+
316
pb non-fic Checkmark
The Promise of Space date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Harper & Row #YA 0468 $8.95 325 hc non-fic Checkmark
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