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    КАРТА ЛУНЫ (Map of the Moon) Book with Large Prints (Two) by Josef Klepesta and Ladislav J. Lukesh, (Prague: Central Department of Geodesy and Cartography, 1959). An early work that constructs a large map of the moon in two prints, one labeled "ПЕРВАЯ ЧЕТВЕРТЬ" (First Quarter), the other "ПОСЛЕДНЯЯ ЧЕТВЕРТЬ" (Last Quarter), based on photographs taken at the Likka Observatory. The book is quarto, softbound, 42 pages, and illustrated. Each color print is 33" x 23". Also included is an 11.5" x 6.75" print of two of the first photos ever taken of the backside of the moon as seen by Luna 3, also in 1959. Book and photo very good, prints folded and rough at edges, good.

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