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    Philip St. John. Rockets to Nowhere. Jacket and Endpaper Designs by Alex Schomburg. Cecile Matschat, Editor. Carl Carmer, Consulting Editor. Philadelphia and Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1954].

    First Edition. Octavo. ix, 214 pages.

    Publisher's light blue cloth covers with the spine lettered in navy blue. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Alex Schomburg. Endpapers illustrated in gray tones by Alex Schomburg. Some discoloration on the joints of the covers, slightly rubbed covers and jacket, minor sunning to the spine of the jacket, small bookseller's ticket affixed to the front free endpaper. Altogether a tight and very good copy.

    Philip St. John, one of many pen names for Lester del Rey (June 2, 1915 - May 10, 1993), authored this juvenile novel for the Winston Science Fiction set. The author is also well known for founding the Del Rey Books, the fantasy and science fiction subdivision of the Ballantine Books.


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