(#172464) VOYAGES TO THE MOON AND THE SUN. Translated by Richard Aldington with an Introduction and Notes. Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac.

VOYAGES TO THE MOON AND THE SUN. Translated by Richard Aldington with an Introduction and Notes. London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., n.d. [1923]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-329 [330: printer's imprint] [331-332: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank; title leaf is a single tipped in leaf], nine illustrations, title page printed in red and black, publisher's two part red and gray cloth, printed paper labels affixed to front and spine panels, fore-edge uncut, bottom edge rough-trimmed, plain endpapers. First edition of this translation. The first modern translation (first of the two standard translations) of Cyrano's "comical history," a historically important work in the development of the lunar voyage. "A remarkable book that deserves wider readership than it has received." - Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Early Years 542. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-12; (1981) 1-52; (1987) 1-12; (1995) 1-12; and (2004) II-295. Bleiler (1948), p. 91. Tape ghosts on endpapers, stain on rear cover, a sound reading copy. (#172464).

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