Friday, December 3, 2010

The Earth is Your Spaceship (1963)

Well let's see if I can be a little more diligent about posting in December.  Here is a quick one with not very much "space art".  However I love the cover.

Schwartz, Julius. Illustrated by Simont, Marc. The Earth is Your Spaceship. New York: Whittlesey House. (32 p.) 26 cm. Cloth, DJ.

A charming book about how the Earth travels in space, gravity, the causes of day and night etc. It has only one "space" illustration, a child in a space capsule. It discusses the Earth as a model spaceship with air, heat , gravity, food, etc. See 1965 reprint.

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