Moss, Norman | Men Who Play God The Story of the Hydrogen Bomb and How the World Came to Live with It
First US edition, first printing, originally published in the UK in the same year. A bright, fresh copy in an unusually nice example of the dust jacket.
Men Who Play God, by prominent British reporter Norman Moss, covered all aspects of the development, potential use, and socio-political ramifications of thermonuclear weapons, first tested by the United States in 1952. On its publication it was described as “compelling reportage, responsible, and highly readable” by Kirkus Reviews. Moss has since written two further books on nuclear weapons, The Politics of Uranium (1982) and Klaus Fuchs: The Man Who Stole the Atom Bomb (1987).
...The Story of the Hydrogen Bomb and How the World Came to Live with It.
New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, 1968.
Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and Harper & Row logo to upper board gilt, light blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookplate. An excellent, fresh copy in the bright jacket that is just a little rubbed at the head of the spine panel.