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CONDITION GOOD, SLIGHT CREASING OF SPINE OF DUST JACKET AND INK WRITING ON FIRST INTERNAL PAGE. (PLEASE REQUEST PHOTO IF REQUIRED.)

AUTHOR:  ARTHUR C CLARKE


CATEGORY SCIENCE FICTION

PUBLISHER  GNOME PRESS 1ST EDITION 1953, 

GNOME PRESS

AN AMERICAN SMALL PRESS PUBLISHING COMPANY KNOWN FOR PUBLISHING MANY SCIENCE FICTION CLASSICS.  GNOME WAS ONE OF THE MOST EMINENT OF THE FAN PUBLISHERS OF SCIENCE FICTION PRODUCING 86 TITLES IN ITS LIFESPAN.  GNOME HELPED TO TRANSITION SCIENCE FICTION FROM MAGAZINE PHENOMENON TO MASK MARKET PUBLISHING BUT PROVED TO BE TO UNDERFUNDED TO MAKE THE LEAP FROM FAN BASED PUBLISHING TO THE PROFESSIONAL LEVEL.  AFTER 10 YEARS IT FADED DUE TO ITS INABILITY TO COMPETE WITH MAJOR PUBLISHERS.



SYNOPSIS 

ORIGINALLY APPEARED AS A NOVELLA IN THE NOVEMBER 1948 ISSUE OF "STARTLING STORIES"  

DIASPAR IS THE LAST HUMAN CITY, HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF YEARS OLD.  ALVIN IS THE FIRST CHILD TO BE BORN IN 7000 YEARS AND LIVES AMONG ANCIENT IMMORTALS WITH UNCHANGING LIVES.  THE EARTH HE KNOWS LIES IN RUINS AFTER A CATACLYSMIC WAR WHEN THE INVADERS MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO CONFINED MANKIND TO THE PLANET.

Specifications

Condition
Used
Weight
0.4kg

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GNOME PRESS. AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT BY ARTHUR C CLARKE (HARDBACK)

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