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. . 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, original two part white and brown cloth, printed leather label affixed to spine panel, marbled 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. White cloth a bit dusty, a very good copy. (#97201).
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