Kemlo and the Gravity Rays

By E C Eliott (Reginald Alec Martin)
First Published 1956 by Nelson
Illustrated by A Bruce Cornwell
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First edition dustwrapper
by A Bruce Cornwell
Nelson 1956
Earth-born men had been able to travel to Space, but till now Space-born men had not been able to travel to Earth.
It was left for Space-born boys - Kemlo, and his friends Kerowski and Karten - to blaze this trail.

This book gives a fascinating picture of Earth in the future. But it was not in its 'Brave New World' aspect thet the boys found their happiness. It was in - but let us keep Mr Eliott's charming surprise as a surprise.

First Edition:
Hardback with dustwrapper; blue boards with dark blue blocking - with logos of rocket on spine and satellite on front board; 135x194mm; 202 pages; frontispiece and nine other black and white illustrations by A Bruce Cornwell; full colour dustwrapper, picture wrapping to include the spine; front flap has the 'blurb' transcribed above.

Other editions:

Foreign editions:

Italian edition, unknown publisher, 1957:
Published as Destinazione Terra.


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