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    Arthur C. Clarke. The Making of a Moon. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1957].

    First edition. Octavo. 205 pages. Twenty-four illustrations within the text, twenty-four illustrated plates. Index.

    Publisher's quarter black cloth over blue cloth covers with the publisher's monogram in silver on the front cover. Spine lettered in silver. Some rubbing to the jacket, otherwise a near fine copy.

    Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, (December 16, 1917) is known not only as a prolific science fiction writer, but also an astute writer of non-fiction material. This work focuses upon Project Vanguard, the United States' Earth satellite program.


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