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The Man Who Sold the Moon: Harriman and the Escape from Earth to the Moon! by  Jr. [Introduction]; Mel Korshak [Publisher]  Robert A.; John W. Campbell - Signed First Edition - 1950 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 003086)

The Man Who Sold the Moon: Harriman and the Escape from Earth to the Moon!

The Man Who Sold the Moon: Harriman and the Escape from Earth to the Moon! by  Jr. [Introduction]; Mel Korshak [Publisher]  Robert A.; John W. Campbell - Signed First Edition - 1950 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 003086)

The Man Who Sold the Moon: Harriman and the Escape from Earth to the Moon!

by Heinlein, Robert A.; John W. Campbell, Jr. [Introduction]; Mel Korshak [Publisher]

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Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1950 First printing of the first edition, review copy, with material, laid-in, including: a photocopied typed letter to the prospective reviewer, a 5x4" black and white glossy photograph portrait of Heinlein on modern Kodak paper, and a short photocopied typed note from the publisher to Van [Allan Bradley], then reviewer for the Chicago Daily News (as identified with a hand-written post-it note). Black cloth-backed beige boards, spine lettered in gilt, chronological chart on endpapers, with the publisher's printed label "Future History, 1951-2600 A.D." on the bottom of the front and rear free endpapers, as issued [Currey p. 233; Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-89; Reginald 07048]. SIGNED by the publisher, Mel Korshak, on the title page. The first book of Heinlein's Future History Series. A trace of wear, else book and dust jacket in fine condition.

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Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
003086
Title
The Man Who Sold the Moon: Harriman and the Escape from Earth to the Moon!
Author
Heinlein, Robert A.; John W. Campbell, Jr. [Introduction]; Mel Korshak [Publisher]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Shasta Publishers
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date Published
1950
Keywords
Science Fiction, Literature, Classics.

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