The Adventures Of Tintin: Destination Moon



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Product Description

The Adventures of Tintin: Destination Moon – First Edition

Author: Hergé
Price: £595.00
Publisher: Methuen, London, UK
Publication Date: 1959
Format: Original cloth-backed boards with pictorial endpapers
Condition: Near Fine
Size: 23.2cm x 30.7cm
Pages: 62
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in colour by the author


“Destination Moon” is a captivating adventure in the Tintin series, following Tintin’s groundbreaking journey to the moon. This first UK edition, published by Methuen in 1959, showcases Hergé’s visionary storytelling and artistic brilliance. In near-fine condition, with bright, clean pages, only slight rubbing and a minor mark to the base of the spine and very minor edge rubbing, this is a very nice copy indeed.

Key Features:

  • Historical Significance: The first UK edition of a landmark Tintin story.
  • Original Illustrations: Fine illustrations throughout and cover art by Hergé.
  • Collector’s Item: A key title in the series.
  • Condition Details: Scarce in this condition. A superior copy.

Why Collect This Edition?

Owning this first edition is like holding a piece of literary and artistic history. Its rarity and excellent condition make it a worthy part of any fine collection.

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