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The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard: Father of the Space Age : Early Years to 1927

Goddard, Robert Hutchings; St. Onge, Achille J; Gronouski, John A; Joh. Enschedé En Zonen; Proost En Brandt (Amsterdam)
Format
Book
Published
Worcester, Mass. : Achille J. St. Onge, 1966.
Language
English
Variant Title
Robert Hutchings Goddard
Description
85, [1] p. : ill., ports. ; 72 mm.
Notes
  • Includes "Address by John A. Gronouski, Postmaster General, at the unveiling of the design for the Dr. Robert H. Goddard commemorative air mail stamp, Clark University, Worcester, Mass., September 24, 1964" (p. [67]-85) with the postage stamp attached to p. [68]
  • "One thousand nine hundred twenty six copies of this book were printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland, and bound by Proost en Brandt N.V., Amsterdam, Holland to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the launching of the first liquid-propelled rocket at Auburn, Massachusetts, March 16, 1926."--Colophon.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: TL781.85.G6A3 1966: No. 471 of 1925 copies. Gift of William Tinker.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Lindemann 02522: No. 626 of 1926 copies. Cancelled postage stamp of Apollo 8 laid in. Original dark blue calf leather; with gold stamping; all edges gilt; illustrative endpapers. "Excerpt from a letter to Mr. St. Onge: September 26, 1969 .. [A copy of this] book..was flown to the moon [by Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin on 7/16/1969] on board Apollo II. Unfortunately we were not permitted to leave items such as this on the lunar surface. It is my intention..to retain possession of this book for future presentation either to Mrs. Goddard directly or to the Goddard Library at Clark University../Sincerely,/Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr./Colonel USAF/NASA Astronaut." Inscription: "Achille J. St. Onge." The McGehee Lindemann Miniature Book Collection. Given by Caroline Yarnall McGehee Lindemann in memory of her husband, Carden Coleman McGehee, UVA 1947.
Cited in
Bradbury, R.C. 20th cent. U.S. miniature books, p. 254, no. 28.
Technical Details
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