Kemlo and the Craters of the Moon

By E C Eliott (Reginald Alec Martin)
First Published 1955 by Nelson
Illustrated by A Bruce Cornwell
first edition wrapper. Click to enlarge
First edition dustwrapper
by A Bruce Cornwell
Nelson 1955
Were they the first men on the moon - or not ?

If they were not, then what had raised those magnificent buildings, apparently a deserted city, that Kemlo and his friends found standing beneath the cratered crust ?

First Edition:
Nelson 1955:
Hardback edition; 135x193mm; bound in blue cloth with black blocking, satellite logo front board and rocket on spine; 200 pages; full colour frontispiece; artwork by A Bruce Cornwell: colour frontispiece and six black and white text illustrations; with full colour dustwrapper, presumably also by Cornwell; cover price 5/- net; 'blurb' from front flap reproduced above.

Other editions:

Foreign editions:

unstated publisher Spain 1958:
Published as Los Crateres de la Luna; translation by Josť Maria Claramunda Bes.


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