Item #65235 Five Against Venus. Philip Latham, Robert S. Richardson.

Five Against Venus

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1958. Fourth printing. Hardcover. 214pp. Octavo [22 cm] Light blue cloth over boards, with title stamped in black on spine. With very light rubbing to the extremities and a bookseller's ticket on the rear pastedown. In a price-clipped dust jacket, with sporadic chips and two small closed tears along the edges and folds, and a light moisture ring on the rear panel. Very good + / very good. Item #65235

Jacket illustration by Virgil Finlay. A tale of a perilous journey to Venus - featuring man-sized batlike creatures. Robert Shirley Richardson was an astronomer at Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories, the author of a college textbook on astronomy, and advisor to Hollywood on movies involving space adventures.

Price: $75.00

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