Hurst, Earl Oliver; Ley, Willy
Title THE BIG BOOK OF SPACE
Book Condition Chipping to spine ends, wear at corners, two small scars to lamination on rear cover, else about near fine; in illustrated laminated boards; no dust jacket. Quarto.
Edition First edition.
Publisher [New York]: Grosset & Dunlap, 1953.
Seller ID 41054.00
Splendid example of 50s-era space exploration optimism, this oversized juvenile picture book features bold, zippy, clean-lined artwork dominated by bright pinks and greens and googie-esque, energetic stick figures. Ley approved the "scientific detail."
Rocketry. Space Exploration. Science Fiction/Fantasy. Picture Books. Illustrated Books. Science Fiction/Fantasy Art.