THE CONQUEST OF SPACE: TO-DAY THE STRATOSPHERE ... TO-MORROW THE PLANETS? [Caption title]. Combined British Astronautical Societies.

THE CONQUEST OF SPACE: TO-DAY THE STRATOSPHERE ... TO-MORROW THE PLANETS? [Caption title]. [Manchester, Surbiton, Surrey, Birmingham]: Combined British Astronautical Societies, n.d. [1945]. Octavo, single sheet folded to make four pages. First edition. A prospectus for the Combined British Astronautical Societies, "an organization devoted solely to the encouragement of scientific research and study of jet and rocket propulsive systems, and to the dissemination of knowledge on this new science of astronautics. The ultimate object of the organization is to bring about the application of reaction propulsion to the conquest of space and to make travel possible between the other worlds of our Solar System." A fine copy. OCLC reports the BL copy (BL dates this leaflet 1945). JISC (COPAC) locates a second copy at University of Liverpool (Science Fiction Foundation Collection). Rare. (#163932).

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