(#171039) THE MAN IN THE MOONE. Francis Godwin.

THE MAN IN THE MOONE. Los Angeles: Advertisers Composition Company, December 1961. Octavo, two-part cloth. Follows the text of the 1657 second edition. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Edited, with introduction and notes, by Ivan Volkoff. "Although not sophisticated by modern standards, this narrative by an Anglican bishop is the earliest to give the Moon voyage a quality of scientific credibility." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 1-39. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-449. A fine copy in paper slipcase (a bit scuffed and rubbed at edges) without dust jacket as issued. A somewhat uncommon edition of this book. (#171039).

Price: $100.00

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"... one thousand copies were / composed in the Baskerville family / and printed offset by / ACC / this being number / ___" on colophon page.