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    Excellent Copy of David Lasser's Seminal Work, Inscribed by the Author

    David Lasser. The Conquest of Space. New York: Penguin Press, 1931. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the FFEP: "3/19/74 / To Fred Durent / a real [underlined] pioneer & / leader in the / conquest of space. / David Lasser." Octavo. [vi], 271, [2, blank] pages. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine and front cover. Two original pictorial dust jackets. Rear hinge broken. Front hinge tender. Gilt titles fading. Slight bumping to corners and spine ends. Both jackets with rubbing and edgewear. Both with some separation at hinges. Both with tape repairs on verso. One jacket with rear panel nearly detached. With a laid in photo of Lasser and Ed Pendray at the Smithsonian in Washington. Overall good to very good.

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    April, 2015
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