Exploration of the Moon.

Clarke (Arthur C.)

Exploration of the Moon.

Illustrations by R.A. Smith.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 45 plates by Smith, of which 8 colour-printed, pp. 112, 4to, original black boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, partial browning to free endpapers with a few small spots to same, dustjacket a little frayed and soiled overall, good

Publication Details: Frederick Muller, 1954

Notes: With an earlier TLs from the author, dated March 1939 on headed paper from the British Interplanetary Society (Clarke listed as Treasurer), to R.G. Medhurst, expressing his approval of the latter's letter to The Listener, stating the B.I.S.'s case emphatically in response to 'Mr Symons'; on one aeronautical point, concerning the necessary speed of the spacecraft, Clarke finds himself in disagreement, but hopes that Mr Medcraft will consider joining the society, and encloses their latest journal - 'which contains full plans of the spaceship the B.I.S. has designed [...] which we would very much...more

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Price: £150

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1954

Stock Number: 63704

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