New York: Viking Press, 1968. First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Item #49943
A definitive source book on the development of space technology, completely revised, reset, and enlarged, with new material comprising more than forty per cent of the text. Bookplate of George W. Earley on the front paste-down endpaper. George Earley was an early science fiction fan and reviewer of sf books from the late 1940's onto the 1990's. A hint of mustyness. Near fine in very good plus, bright dust jacket.