THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1953. Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's second SF novel. A story of the campaign to secure funding from Congress for the stalled American space program, money to send a manned spacecraft to Jupiter in 2001. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-68. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1217-20. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket (priced $3.00 on the front flap) with 7 mm closed tear at top edge of rear panel and some tanning to rear panel. A nice copy of an uncommon book seldom found in superior condition. (#172737).
First edition so stated on copyright page.