New York: Viking Press, 1953. First Edition. 4to. 126 pp. With full-color illustrations by Chesley Bonestell, Fred Freeman and Rolf Klep; black & white illustrations. Green cloth with silver illustration and lettering in publisher's color illustrated dustjacket. Minor wear; small bookseller label inside rear cover else a fine copy. Item #19672
A portfolio of paintings by Bonestell depicting the possible future exploration of the Solar System, with explanatory text by Willy Ley. "Conquest of the Moon is not science-fictions. It is based on fact and presented by some of the distinguished scientists and arits who created the memorable bestseller Across the Space Frontier." - dustjacket flap.