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Clarke, Arthur C
2001: A Space Odyssey
The New American Library [1968. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [13], 14-221, [3] pp. Quarter black cloth over blue paper boards with silver and blue lettering on the spine. Price of $4.95 on front flap of jacket. Anatomy of Wonder II-254. Currey 115. Based on Clarke's short story "The Sentinel", the novel was written by Clarke while he was writing the screenplay for the eponymous film with Stanley Kubrick. Kubrick's film was the Winner of the 1969 Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. The influence of this novel on the science fiction genre cannot be overstated. Clarke's theme of man versus technology continues to powerfully resonate in the present day. The novel was the Winner of the Hugo Award in 1969 for "Best Dramatic Presentation". A beautiful copy of this science fiction classic. Very near Fine / Near Fine. A very near Fine book with just a touch of toning to the edges of the boards in a bright and clean Near Fine dust jacket with a tiny tear to the bottom of the rear panel and a corresponding archival tape repair to the reverse. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Evening Star Books (eveningstarbooks) [Madison, Wisconsin, United States]
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