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Publication: The Coming of the Space Age

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  • Publication: The Coming of the Space AgePublication Record # 377116
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Date: 1970-00-00
  • ISBN: 0-586-02966-4 [978-0-586-02966-4]
  • Publisher: Panther
  • Price:
    £0.45?£: UK pound
  • Pages: 331
  • 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: "First published in Great Britain by Victor Gollancz Limited in 1967" "Panther edition published 1970" Assumed 1st printing Subtitled "famous accounts of man's probing of the universe". Selected and edited by Arthur C. Clarke. The book is divided into six sections, each with an introduction by Clarke. One page Foreword by Clarke signed "A.C.C. / Colombo, Ceylon" "Cover illustration shows an original engraving from the 1865 French edition of Jules Verne's 'Journey to the Moon' (Mary Evans Picture Library)". The Acknowledgments section gives the sources from which the pieces were reprinted. Prices: U.K. 9/- (45p); Australia $1.40; New Zealand $1.25; South Africa R1.10. A Panther edition of this book uploaded to in September of 2019 has lower prices and a different cover, so this edition is likely a second or later printing.
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Nonfiction Title: The Coming of the Space Age • (1967) • nonfiction by Arthur C. Clarke

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