The Celebrated "Moon Story," its Origin and incidents; with a Memoir of the Author, and an Appendix, containing, I. An Authentic Description of the Moon; II. A New Theory of the Lunar Surface in relation to that of the Earth.

New York: Bunnell and Price, 1852.

Price: $1,000.00

About the item

First edition. 143pp. 12mo. Publisher's cloth, covers blocked in blind, chip to head of spine. Sabin 28839.

Item #346657

The 1835 Great Moon Hoax was prompted by a series of six articles published in the New York newspaper The Sun, about the supposed discovery of life and even civilization on the Moon.