Item #002196 Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon). Yuri N. LIPSKY, A. A., MIKHAILOV, N. P., BARABASHOV.
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).
Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).

The first atlas with images showing the far side of the moon

Atlas obratnoy storony luny. (Atlas of the rear side of the moon).

Moscow: Nauka, 1960.

1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Near Fine. Item #002196

2 volumes. 4to. 149; 235, [1] pp. 1 loosely inserted folding map, 30 photographic illustrations of the moon on folding plates, 3 other folding plates, numerous illustrations and tables. Original publisher's blindstamped cloth, the second volume with the original dustwrappers, the first with simple paper wrappers. ----

The first vol. contains photographic material taken by the "Luna-3" space-station in 1959. In 1967, the second vol. was published containing material provided by the "Zond-3" space-station in 1965. Rare. First publishing of photographs of the "dark" side of the moon from Luna 3 and Zond 3 probes. Volume 1, dated 1960 on the title page and 1961 on the colophon, was published in an edition of 5000+ copies, with 30 photoreproductions and many tables. Volume 2 is in an edition of 3000 copies, dated 1967 on title page and colophon. Lipsky, chief Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow B-234, U.S.S.R./C.C.P." The volumes had printings sufficient for scientific and government institutions in the USSR but apparently few have been available in the West; it was translated and printed in English by Pergamon Press in 1961. - Visit our website to see more images!

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