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King David's Spaceship by Jerry Pournelle - Science Fiction Book Club - July 1981 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001187)

King David's Spaceship

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King David's Spaceship

by Jerry Pournelle

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New York: Simon and Schuster / SFBC, July 1981. Hardcover. Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Very Good book in Very Good dust jacket. Interior unmarked. Foxing to top edge and endpapers. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Edgewear to jacket, spine faded, chipping to spine head. Not from a library. xii+275 pages.

The year is 3013. The imperial navy has invaded Prince Samual's world.... The superior weaponry of the CoDominium Empire has brought unity to the Samualans—at the cost of their liberty. Their last bid for freedom is to create a space program. But the knowledge to build a starship is extinct. Colonel Nathan MacKinnie, leads a daring raid to steal these secrets from the planet of Makassar, where the key to space technology is guarded by Temple priests. MacKinnie battles across the universe, to wrest away the knowledge left by the first settlers who traversed the void of space from a planet called Old Earth. To live in peace they must fight for ancient secrets. To gain their freedom they must build....


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King David's Spaceship
Jerry Pournelle
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Used - Very Good
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Very Good
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Science Fiction Book Club
Simon and Schuster / SFBC
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
July 1981
fiction, science fiction, CoDominium
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Science Fiction; Fiction;

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Selling books from around the world. I am not a professional bookseller. Rather, I am finding new homes for the library I have collected over five decades.


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