THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1953. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's second SF novel. A novel about the campaign to secure funding from Congress for the stalled American space program, money to send a manned spacecraft to Jupiter in 2001. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-68. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1217-20. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear and rubbing at spine ends, corner tips, and along folds, two tiny nicks at top edge of rear panel with small internal tape mend, and some tanning to rear panel. A nice copy of an uncommon book seldom found in superior condition. (#148514).
First edition so stated on copyright page.