Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. Albert Orbaan. First Edition. Boards. 8vo, gray textured boards with yellow & white lettering on spine, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting a space capsule in orbit above the earth by Albert Orbaan, who has numerous B&W drawings in-text, red-purple endpapers depicting an astronaut, 188 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #3685
SUPERIOR ILLUSTRATED COPY in a bright pictorial jacket painted by Albert Orbaan. Very slight rubbing to edges of dj at the top and bottom of its spine.
Donald Wollheim aka "David Grinnell" (1914 – 1990) was an American science fiction & fantasy editor of major SF "World's Best" series, publisher of fanzines, and writer. His MIKE MARS series ran to eight volumes of which AROUND THE MOON (1964) was the last. Also, in 1964, he won a Hugo Award for his many contributions to SF.