The World of the Futre/Space Exploration

2 07 2010

My 6 year-old son came home after a visiting a book swap yesterday with an early 90s book on space exploration. I haven’t been able to find an image of it, but it was filled from top to bottom with illustration and the paper had that strong card like texture and smell that reminded of all the similar books I craved as a child. Needless to say he loves the book already, despite how dated it may seem. So of course I went looking for similar books this morning and was reminded of this:

which I came across at the Paleo-Future Blog which has a huge amount of interesting resources about perceptions of the future in the past.