Item #30859 The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927. Robert Hutchings Goddard.
The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927.
The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927.
(St. Onge, Achille J.)

The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927.

Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1966. 85pp. One of 1,926 copies. A volume in honor of the fortieth anniversary of the launching of the first liquid-propellant rocket in 1926. With a black & white frontispiece portrait of Goddard, as well as an eight-cent Goddard U.S. postage stamp, tipped in. Bound in full blue calf with gilt lettering and a portrait of Goddard to the front cover, gilt lettering to spine. Endpapers illustrated with rocket blueprints. Very fine. A.e.g. A copy of this book was taken on the first space launch to the moon and is now in the collection of the Clark University library in Worcester. (Bondy, p. 170; Bromer/Edison, p. 165). (2 7/8 by 2 1/16 in.; 73x52mm). Item #30859

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