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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

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  

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

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 & 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  

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  
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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