The Reefs of Taprobane, by Arthur C Clarke


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The Reefs of Taprobane
Arthur C Clarke
First edition

In this book, the world renowned sci-fi writer Arthur C Clarke explores his island home, Ceylon, – both the island and the reefs. In addition to meetings with beautiful marine creatures and pearl divers, he explores the jungle and temples of this beautiful Indian Ocean island.

Hardback with dust jacket in cellophane wrapper. Small pieces missing from edges of the dust jacket. Front fly leaf clipped. Michael Fardell bookplate on inside front cover. Inside pages in good condition.

232 pages
B&W and colour photographs
145 mm x 220 mm (5.75 in x 8.75 in)
1957, Frederick Muller Ltd, London

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Additional information

Weight 1.1 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 4 cm