ROCKETS: NEW TRAIL TO EMPIRE. REVIEWS AND BIBLIOGRAPHY. Second Edition [cover title]. [Glen Ellyn, Illinois: Glen News Printing Co., 1945]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-31 , frontispiece (photographic portrait of Farnsworth), tan wrappers printed in black, stapled. Second edition. Signed on page 3 by Farnsworth and presented to Robert Boldt. In 1942 American businessman Robert Lee Farnsworth (1909-1998) founded "the U.S. Rocket Society, not to be confused with the American Rocket Society. The stated aim of the U.S. Rocket Society was the conquest of the Moon in the name of the United States toward the establishment of an interplanetary empire. Contains a brief bibliography on rocketry and an index to articles contained in ASTRONAUTICS (the official organ of the American Rocket Society) for the years 1930-1940." - Ciancone 68. A fine copy. Scarce. (#163922).
"Second Edition" on front cover.