“GODDARD’S IMAGINATION CARRIED MAN THROUGH GALAXIES”: ROBERT GODDARD’S BIOGRAPHY, INSCRIBED BY CHARLES LINDBERGH
(LINDBERGH, Charles A.) LEHMAN, Milton. This High Man. The Life of Robert H. Goddard. With a Preface by Charles A. Lindbergh. New York: Farrar, Straus, (1963). Octavo, original gray cloth, original dust jacket. $4200.
First edition biography of rocketeering pioneer Robert Goddard, inscribed, “To George R. Brooks, With best wishes from Charles A. Lindbergh.”
Robert Goddard was one of the most influential American rocket scientists of the 20th Century. “Goddard’s imagination carried man through galaxies,” writes Lindbergh in his preface. With frontispiece photograph of Goddard and illustrated with many other photographs and diagrams. The recipient of this copy was George R. Brooks, Director of the Missouri Historical Society. Bookplate.
A fine copy in a very lightly rubbed dust jacket.