New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. (1973), 1973. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 3-303,  pp. Bound in black cloth with gold and blue lettering on the spine and yellow endpapers and pastedowns. Price of $6.95 on front flap of dust jacket. First printing of the first American edition. Anatomy of Wonder II-253. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards. A beautiful copy of one of Clarke's most important novels. Near Fine / Fine. Item #00008977
A Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with three small abrasions to the reverse of the flaps.