Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1953.
An attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket with some rubbing along edges. Black binding with silver lettering and design.
This book was written at the beginning of the space age, before Sputnik, but during the rocket test trials in White Sands, New Mexico. Leonard, the science editor of Time Magazine, separates the facts of space flight from the theories and fictions from a 1953 perspective.