Very Good. Item #9898
London: Temple Press Ltd, 1951. First UK Edition. Octavo. 198 pp. Black and white and color illustrations. Black cloth stamped in gilt. Lacks dust jacket.
Boards worn along extremities with some general scuffing and spine faded. Binding is sound. Tear and wear along center of top of final 5 pages, but rest of text unmarked.
Early non-fiction work on space travel from the science fiction writer. Published simultaneously with the US Harper & Brothers Edition.