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Rocket Ship Galileo
New York - Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. Robert A Heinlein's first novel. Rocket Ship Galileo is one of Heinlein's 'juvenile' series novels. This is his first ever publication, which was initially rejected by publishers as the idea of people travelling to the moon was too unrealistic. This novel follows three teenagers who participate in a pioneering flight to the moon. First edition of this work, with the 'A' to the edition page as well as Scribner'spictorial colophonto the tail of the page. Lacking originaldustwrapper, held in a facsimile dustwrapper. Heinlein was a popularscience fiction writer. His career spanned almost fifty years. Condition: In a full cloth binding with a facsimile dustwrapper. Externally, very smart. Bumping to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Patches of rubbing to the jointsas well as tothe head and tail of spine. Rear hinge is slightly strained but firm. Small light tidemarks to thehead of front endpaper and pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned due topaperusedand clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..
      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
Last Found On: 2017-10-12           Check availability:      Biblio    

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