Escape From Earth. A Secret History of the Space Rocket. Jack: related material Parsons, Helen Parsons Jack Parsons, Aleister Crowley, L. Ron Hubbard related.

Escape From Earth. A Secret History of the Space Rocket.

New York NY: Public Affairs / Hachette Book Group, 2019. First US Edition - First Printing. Hardcover. Large octavo. xii + 390pp, xvi page b&w photo insert at page182. Black paper covered spine titled in red, over light grey papered boards. Notes, bibiography and index. A study of Frank Malina and the foundation of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the early history of rocketry in the US. Much on Malina's friend and co-worker John W. Parsons (Jack Parsons). Photo spread includes pictures of Jack Parsons, Helen Parsons, Smith and Aleister Crowley among others. This copy is also INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front blank to occult scholar Martin P. Starr - who helped the author with research materials - "For Martin Starr, with best wishes, Fraser MacDonald". Just a hint of shelfwear and the faintest of bumping to spine ends - otherwise appears unread. Overall a near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket ( dust jacket lightly rubbed, price sticker on, not clipped. Now in protective mylar cover.). Item #69663
ISBN: 9781610398718

Price: $75.00