Rocket Ship Galileo

By: Heinlein, Robert A.

Price: $585.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


010427: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. First edition of Heinlein's first published book, with the Scribner's 'A' and seal on copyright page. Dustjacket is first state, with original $2.00 price marked on front flap, and appears to be complete, but has a small indent in back part and is lightly worn at edges. Book has prior owner's bookplate on front flyleaf and a vertical crease from top to bottom edge in the front board. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. This book, Heinlein's first book written for young adults, is about three teenagers who participate in a pioneering flight to the Moon. It also served as the plot basis for the 1950 movie 'Destination Moon' on which Heinlein was one of three co-authors of the script, and who served as a technical advisor to the production.: 5.75 x 8.25 in.: 212 pages

Title: Rocket Ship Galileo

Author Name: Heinlein, Robert A.

Illustrator: Illustrated by Thomas W. Voter

Categories: Adventure,

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good in Very Good Dust Jacket

Store ID: 010427

Keywords: Science Fiction