Clarke, Arthur C - Prelude to MarsRegular price £35.00 GBP
An omnibus including two complete novels ( Sands of Time and Prelude to Space ) and 16 short stories. A US first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The wrapper on this copy is bright and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is very bright and is unfaded. The spine is clean and shows a touch of light rubbing and scuffing to the ends. The red lettering on the spine is very slightly faded. The back panel is bright. Looks sharp in protective plastic.
Book: The book is square and very tight. The boards are clean, the corners are sharp. The spine ends are very gently bruised. The pages are clean. No foxing. The closed page edges are sound - the leading edge is very slightly dulled. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. A nice copy in a protected wrapper. .
Book Condition: Near Fine Wrapper: Very Good ++
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1965