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The Greatest Challenge by  Martin Caiden - Stated First Edition     - 1965 - from Old Scrolls Book Shop - Biblio (SKU: 026538)

The Greatest Challenge

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The Greatest Challenge

by Caiden, Martin

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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1965. Stated First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Fred L. Wolff, Illustrator. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1965. Stated First Edition . Near Fine/Very Good. Fred L. Wolff, Illustrator. Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many photographs and drawings (drawings by Fred L. Wolff). 320 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), vertical crease to front panel, a few short closed edge tears; nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

An amazing history of space exploration up until the time of publication (1965) with historical photographs.


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The Greatest Challenge
Caiden, Martin
Fred L. Wolff, Illustrator
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
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Stated First Edition
E. P. Dutton
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
space exploration, Martin Caidin, first edition, NASA, history
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