Category: Build and Access the Collection
Location: National Air and Space Museum Library
This very rare copy of the second edition from 1752 was once owned by rocket scientist Frederick Ordway III, spaceflight visionary and consultant on Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, this work of fiction by Voltaire is a work akin to Gulliver's Travels, but set in outer space. In this imaginative novel, human beings on Earth are equivalent to Lilliputians in Swift’s famous masterpiece.
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