INTERPLANETARY FLIGHT: AN INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONAUTICS. London: Temple Press Limited, [1950]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Clarke's first book. "The best modern semi-technical work on astronautics" (Humphries). Ciancone 45. Humphries, Rockets and Guided Missiles 21. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 490. Small private owner's book label affixed at top edge of the front paste-down. Some rubbing to cloth along bottom edge, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with several closed tears along top edge, some dust soiling, and two clips from front flap one removing the printed price but not affecting the printed flap copy. (#161899).

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