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: Allward, Maurice F.  THE WORLD OF SPACE -  

£8.00
Collins 1st, 1956; 16 x 10cm, 191pp, sketches in text, biblio; fine.  "pocket-book" review of space ambitions and achievements.  
BN: 30997

Canby, Courtland  A HISTORY OF ROCKETS AND SPACE -  

£10.00
Leisure Atrs, 1st UK 1964; 26 x 17cm, 112pp, f.illus (some col); fine, nr fine d/w.  Well illustrated review.  
BN: 30996

Chant, Clarence Augustus  OUR WONDERFUL UNIVERSE -  an easy introduction to the study of the heavens.  Harrap 1st, 1928; 20 x 13cm, 191pp136 figs inc photos; nr fine.  

8.50
BN: 31610  
   

Gail, Otto Willi   MIT RAKETENKRAFT INS WELTENALL -   vom feuerwagen zum raumschiff.  Thienemanns Verlag, 1928; 21 x 15cm, 108pp, many illus;picture covers; old German script; vg except cloth sl soiled & a few pps sl stained.

45.00
("From rockets to spaceships") an account of earlier experiments & forecasts of the future.  
BN: 31600  

Goddard, Robert H.  ROCKETS -  American Rocket Society, 1946; 109pp, 44 plates; fine, nr fine d/w. 

25.00
Contains papers pub by the Smithsonian; "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes" (1919) & "Liquid-Propellant Rocket Development" (1936) & a biographical note about R.H.Goddard. (These were the papers on which all modern jet propulsion and rocket engineering are based)  
BN: 31603  

Herrmann, Dieter B.  EROBERER DES HIMMELS -  Meilensteine der Raumfahrt

£16.00
Urania, Berlin, 1986; 200pp, f.illus (photos & drgs); German lang; fine inc d/w.  Good history of the early dreams and theories and the developments up to publication date.
BN: 30994

Jeans, S THE UNIVERSE AROUND US ir James  -  Cambridge UP 1929 reprinted 1st; 351pp, 23 figs; vg (spinecloth faded)

10.00
BN: 31612  

Kaiser H.K.  ROCKETS & SPACE FLIGHT -  

£18.00
1st English edn, 1961 (from German "Zu Fremden Gestirnen" of 1959; 154pp, 28 photos, 20 diags, glossary & biblio; fine inc d/w.  An account of spaceflight, - historical,, astronomical, theoretical, technical & medical.  
BN: 30993

Kerrod, Robin  THE JOURNEYS OF VOYAGER -  NASA reaches for the planets.  Prion UK, 1990; 29 x 28cm l'scape; 80pp, pictorial; fine, nr fine d/w. 

18.00
Much super col photography.  
BN: 31609  

Kopal, Zdenek   A NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF THE MOON -  Hale, UK 1st, 1971; 31 x 23cm, 311pp, mostly pictorial; fine, near fine d/w. 

20.00
Remarkable photography.  
BN: 31605  
Ley,Willy  ROCKETS, MISSILES & SPACE TRAVEL   £24.00
Chapman & Hall 2nd edn 1952 with additional material of 1951 1st UK, 436pp, 64 figs, 22 illus; vg.  Extensive appendices & biblio; a detailed history.
BN: 21726
Ley, Willy & Chesley Bonestell  THE CONQUEST OF SPACE -   £25.00
Sidgwick and Jackson, 1950; 160pp, 25 x 19cms, 19 figs, 58 paintings; vg inc d/w.  One of several books containing Bonestell's quite outstanding paintings.   
BN: 23040

Ley, Willy & Werner von Braun  THE EXPLORATION OF MARS   S & J 1st, 1956; 25 x 19cm, 184pp, 40 illus inc 16 Bonestell paintings; vg, ragged remains of d/w. 

45.00
Another study of possible future exploration with the ramarkable Bonestell artwork.  
BN: 31599  

Melvyn-Smith  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SPACE SHUTTLE -  US winged spacecraft; X-15 to Orbiter.  Foulis 2nd, 1989 (from 1985 1st); 28 x 21cm, 306pp, f.illus (some col); fine inc d/w. 

18.00
An excellent, well illustrated history.  
BN: 31608  

Moore, Patrick  THE NEXT FIFTY YEARS IN SPACE -  William Luscombe 1st, 1976; 26 x 19cm, 144pp, f.illus (some col); fine, vg d/w.

15.00
Well illustrated.  
BN: 31606  

Parker, George W,  ELEMENTS OF ASTRONOMY -  with numerous examples & examination papers.  Longman's Green 4th, 1902 (from 1894 original); 253pp, figs; vg int (few ink annotations), cloth sl worn.

15.00
Semi-mathematical study of space bodies. The state of the current art.  
BN: 31611  
Philp.C.G.  THE CONQUEST OF THE STRATOSPHERE -   75.00
Pitman 1st 1937; 205pp, fine  Review of stratosphere flights in the 1930s, inc those of Piccard.    Scarce.
BN: 24518

Titov, Herman  700,000 KILOMETRES THROUGH SPACE -  Notes by Soviet Cosmonaut No 2.  Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, nd; 20 x 13cm, 135pp, f.illus (somecol); near fine, vg d/w.

30.00
Well illustrated account of Russia's second cosmonaut's flight.  
BN: 25126  

Velasco, Miguel Aleman  LOS SECRETOS Y LAS LEYES DEL ESPACIO -  1st edn in Spanish, Mexico,1962; 24 x 17cm, 259pp, f.illus inc some col diags; biblio; AUTHOR-SIGNED & ADRESSED TO "CAP. DOUGLAS BADER" (This provenance is confirmed as the book came from Bader's family)

75.00
Well-illus space & rockets history with the added important connection with Bader   
BN: 31553  

Von Braun, Werner, F.Ordway & D Dooling   SPACE TRAVEL - A HISTORY -  (Update of "The History of Rocketry and space travel")   Harper & Row, New York, 1985 ; 28 x 22cm, 308pp, f.illus (some col); large & useful bibliography; fine, nr fine d/w.

24.00
Excellent reference work with some attractive illustrations.  
BN: 31604  

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