Covers slightly creased. Some shelf wear/corners bumped/chipping.
Originally published in 1948, before anyone knew for certain what awaited us in space.
"If science fiction is prophetic, here is one of the most frightening prophecies of all time. Dreadful Sanctuary is an overwhelmingly powerful novel of man's fight to conquer space -- and space's fight to resist that conquest.
17 rockets had been built. 17 rockets had exploded. And the last one was the worst tragedy of all - because this rocket was manned. What would happen to the 18th?
There was invisible menace in space. Man had to learn what it was and how to defeat it. He also had to answer the most difficult riddle imaginable: How do you know you're sane?"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall