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).
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.
Overview & Condition First edition and a beautiful copy of this early NASA publication on satellites and their applications, written for high school aged students. The contents include sections...
Overview & Condition First edition of this charming dictionary of natural history which describes "all the animated beings in nature... and also the fabulous animals of antiquity", and is...
Overview & Condition Third edition of this charming little book on the changing of the seasons from month to month by the “physician and man of letters” John Aiken...