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Title:The Man in the Moone; An Anthology of Antique Science Fiction and Fantasy
Price:AUD$13.20 (about USD$9.30)
ISBN:0283978155
Item ID:SB00-0114292
Quantity:1
Publisher:Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1971
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Sidgwick & Jackson, 1971, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

acknowledgements, list of illustrations, Reaching for the Moon: An Introduction by Isaac Asimov. Illustrated frontispiece, showing a satirical engraving of a balloon fitted out for space travel – Paris, 1830 stop the text is illustrated with eight other illustrations – showing 18th and 19th century illustrations for science fiction stories. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing an early illustration of space travel, with blue and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. This anthology of science-fiction stories are from the 17th, 18th and early 19th century accounts of voyages to the moon. "They represent disparate views about the moon's inhabitants and its characteristics, ranging from the purely fantastic to the pseudo-scientific." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. The authors include Cyrano de Bergerac, Edgar Allan Poe and Richard Adams Locke. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and some fading to the top book edge. Foxing and staining to the top textblock edge and light age toning of the other textblock edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (4), V-XX, (2), 3-330, (4) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Short Stories; ISBN: 0283978155. ISBN/EAN: 9780283978159. Inventory No: 0114292.
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