Covers somewhat creased, darkened. Slight shelf wear. Some foxing. Apparent waterstain at the bottom right corner about 1/2 inches.
One of the classic tales of the first journey to the Moon, originally published in 1865 by the man many regard as the father of modern science fiction.
"The War of the Rebellion is over -- and the members of the American Gun Club, bored with inactivity, look around for a new project. At last they have it: "We will build the greatest projectile the world has ever seen -- and make the moon our 38th State!"; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall