New York:: Macmillan, 1948., 1948. 8vo. xvii, 297,  pp. Illustrations, index. Burgundy silver-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket worn. Very good. A page-turning discussing of humanity's imagined flights to the moon, planets, and stars from ancient Greece to 1940's America. Among those persons involved in the text are: Lucian, Cicero, Plutarch, Rabelais, Cervantes, Milton, Donne, Swedenborg, Rousseau, Thomas Gray, Samuel Johnson, Kircher, Godwin's, Man in the Moone, Kepler's Somnium, John Wilkin's Discovery of a New World in the Moon, Samuel Brunt's A Voyage to Cacklogallinia, Ludwig Holberg, Poe, Verne, H.G. Wells, C.S. Lewis, and Alice in Wonderland, as well as a host of others.
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