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Man's Conquest of Space

Man's Conquest of Space

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Man's Conquest of Space

by Shelton, William R

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Washington, DC: National Audubon Society, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good; see scans and description. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1968. William R. Shelton's "Man's Conquest of Space". Quarto, illustrated jacket, black cloth boards with silver spine imprinting, photo-illustrated endpapers, 200 pp. Very Good; jacket shows top edge creasing on a small scale, rubbing, and soil at both covers; book shows small scale dust and lint, probably removable, at covers; contents are Fine. Our conquest of space, as it was in 19968 - a year before the first lunar landing. Knowledgeable text by Shelton among the usual rather spectacular array by the NGS of color photos, color illustrations, and other graphics. An essential part of a topical collection. Ships in a new, sturdy, collectible box - not a bag. LT24


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Man's Conquest of Space
Shelton, William R
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4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
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