The First Men in the Moon.

"To the students at Pergamos School," in full: "We appreciate your interest in space & in this expedition. It was a great experience. I hope that you will also have the opportunity to make an expedition some day. Good luck!" First Edition of H.G. Wells' With an autographed note from Neil Armstrong laid in

The First Men in the Moon.

WELLS, H.G.

$8,500.00

Item Number: 132629

Indianapolis : The Bowen-Merrill Company Publishers, 1901.

First edition of Wells’ classic work. Octavo, original cloth, images by E. Hering. With a note signed by Neil Armstrong laid in, “To the students at Pergamos School, We appreciate your interest in space & in this expedition. It was a great experience. I hope that you will also have the opportunity to make an expedition some day. Good luck! Neil Armstrong.” In good condition, owner names. Rare and desirable with this note from the first man to touch the Moon’s surface.

The First Men in the Moon tells the story of a journey to the Moon undertaken by the two protagonists: a businessman narrator, Mr. Bedford; and an eccentric scientist, Mr. Cavor. Bedford and Cavor discover that the Moon is inhabited by a sophisticated extraterrestrial civilisation of insect-like creatures they call "Selenites".

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