(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

Price: $150.00

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