Easton Press. Norwalk, CT. 1988. "Fountains of Paradise" by Arthur C. Clarke. First Edition - Limited Collector's Edition. Includes original Collector's Notes.
A luxurious leather bound masterpiece with foreword by George Zebrowski and gorgeous illustrations by Bob Eggleton. Makes a great collectible for the science fiction fan in your life. This magnificent volume is part of the Masterpieces of Science Fiction collection by Easton Press. Beautifully illustrated and bound in full genuine leather in a rich black with elegant gold detailing.
Condition: As New. Sealed. Without any flaws. A wonderful bright clean copy. Unread book with no bumped corners. Sharp corners. No marks, writings or stamps. All photos of actual book.
In the 22nd century visionary scientist Vannevar Morgan conceives the most grandiose engineering project of all time, and one which will revolutionize the future of humankind in space: a Space Elevator, 36,000 kilometers high, anchored to an equatorial island in the Indian Ocean.
"Delightfully written and at times almost unbearably exciting." - Kingsley Amis
"His enthusiasm is combined with his considerable literary and myth-making skills ... the result is something special." - Sunday Telegraph
"A superbly crafted novel that may be his best." - Tribune