Vision of the Future: The Art of Robert McCall, Ben Bova, 1982, 1st Ed., HC, NF.

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Bova, Ben. New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1982. 
English, First Edition, Near Fine, HC, 4to, 11 1/2" x 9 1/4", 174 pp.

Baby blue cloth over board, stamped white illustration to front, stamped white lettering to front and spine, light soiling to spine and top edge, otherwise, superior copy inside and out, with only the most minimal, unobtrusive wear to bindings, text-block, dust jacket and endpapers. Near Fine pictorial dust jacket, featuring full-color illustrations by Robert McCall to front, back, and spine, black lettering to front and interior flaps, white and black lettering to spine, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [9] 174 pp., 208 illustrations, including 75 full-color plates, Preface, About Robert McCall, "To The Moon and Back", "The Shuttle and Beyond", "Starfarers", "The Transformation of Earth", "Stamps and Emblems", and Postscript. From inside dust jacket: "This brilliantly optimistic book tells us, and shows us, that for every problem besetting us here on Earth there is a solution--and it is to be found in space...Ben Bova's text covers the entire history of our exploration of space, as well as McCall's career and involvement in it."

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