The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke (1979) first edition book


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Arthur C. Clarke - The Fountains of Paradise

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979. First American edition, first printing. Hardcover. 8vo. 1/4 black cloth binding. 261 pp. Very good condition. Boards are bumped and rounded at forecorners, dinged in a couple spots along upper edge. Light wear to textblock fore-edge. Clean pages. No markings. Dust jacket is a bit chipped at forecorners, along spine tips and has a 4mm closed tear along lower front edge (see photos). Fountains of Paradise won both the Hugo (1980) and Nebula (1979) prize for best science fiction novel.

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