London, Grafton, 1986. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A good copy. Inscribed by the author to the title page. Inscription reads: 'To Sir Edward du Cann, \ with all good wishes \ Arthur C. Clarke \ 8 July 86'. (du Cann was a British politician). Good only , with a heavy bump to the lower spine tip, slight lean and some mustiness. A little foxing to the top edge. [7181, Hyraxia Books].