New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936. First American Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's cloth, silver foil spine label; ,227pp.; photographic frontispiece, 7 leaves of plates, text illus. throughout. Spine significantly sunned, brief curling of spine label, else Very Good, internally fine. "[The] first serious treatment of astronautics in the United Kingdom," by the founder of the British Interplanetary Society, the oldest space advocacy society in the world. (See Joseph A. Angelo, "Rockets" (2014), p. 193.).