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I Aim at the Stars, The Werner von Braun Story (Dell Movie Classic Comic No. 1148)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Dell Publishing: 1960

Seller ID: 020469


Unpaginated. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated, comic book style, in color by Jack Sparling. Film tie-in of the same title by Columbia Pictures, starring Curt Jurgens and Victoria Shaw. The verso of the front cover is an advertisement for the film with five b&w stills from the film. Essentially a propaganda piece explaining to young aspiring American rocketeers why von Braun was a hero and not just a former Nazi. Very slight overall creasing. No inscriptions... View more info

The Space Shuttle At Work

By: Allaway, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., NASA: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011331


76pp. Illustrated. One large folding plate. Front cover foxed. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Second Stage, Advanced Model Rocketry

By: Banks, Michael A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Kalmbach Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021264


64pp. Illustrated. Trade paperback. Back cover unevenly browned. Some creasing to the wraps. Chapters on high power, aerial photography, scale model rockets, launch control systems, countdown timer, and radio telemetry transmission. View more info

Soviet Rocketry, Some Contributions to its History

By: Blagonravov, A.A., et. al. (eds.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel Program for Scientific Translations: 1966

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 020468


204pp. 1st English Language Edition, published for NASA on behalf of the publisher. Translated from the Russian by H.I. Needler. Original gray printed wraps. Illustrated. Charts. All edges of the text block foxed. Very light foxing to the wraps. View more info

TRW Space Log, Spring 1967, Vol. 7, No. 1

By: Branigan, Thomas L. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Redondo Beach, TRW Systems Group: 1967

Seller ID: 020315


60pp. Stapled pictorial wraps (wrap around cover by Allan J. Dougherty. Illustrated. Articles include, "Propulsion for Space: The Nuclear Rocket" by F.C. Schwenck & P.G. Johnson, "U.S. Launch Vehicle Families", "Results of Space Research: The Moon", "Apollo Landing Sites", "Condensed Log of 1967 Space Projects", "Box Score of U.S. Spacecraft Launches", and "Spacecraft Totals." Very light soil to the front cover... View more info

Journal of Military Ordnance, March 2000, Vol. 10, No. 2

By: Glorioso, Kelly L. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Darlington, Kalmbach Books: 2000

Seller ID: 010868


58pp. Illustrated. Articles include: Weapons of Mass Destruction Primer, Canadian Naval Forces, Quartermaster Corps Armored Car Development, Son of Scud, Russians in Grozny, Molnia Russian Lightning, T2 5 Series Armored Jeeps, Wer'Wolf MK 2, Modernizing the OPFOR, Quad Tilrotor, and much more. Tear at the top staple. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Journal of Military Ordnance, November 1999, Vol. 9, No. 6

By: Glorioso, Kelly L. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Darlington, Kalmbach Books: 1999

Seller ID: 010869


58pp. Illustrated. Articles include: C-2A Greyhound, Tomorrow's Aircraft Carrier, The US Army T9 5 Medium Heavy Tank Series, Arisgator, Testing Chicom AFV's in Australia, the Japanese Navy 59 years after Pearl Harbor and much more. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Journal of Military Ordnance, July 2000, Vol. 10, No. 4

By: Glorioso, Kelly L. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Darlington, Kalmbach Books: 2000

Seller ID: 010870


58pp. Illustrated. Articles include: Ex-Warsaw Pact Armor, Dutch Air Defense and Command Frigate, Canadian Pint-Sized Self-Propelled Anti-Tank Gun, Rooivalk, M 12 photo essay, Mowag 10x10 Command and Sensor Vehicles, The Tupperware Tank, Jordanian Special Operations Vehicle, Arjun: India's Indigenous Tank Program. Only traces of wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Rocket Boys

By: Hickam Jr., Homer H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Delta: 2000

Edition: Reprint.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007429


368pp. Illustrated. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. A fantastic coming of age and true-life story set in West Virginia during the space race. Follows the adventures of a rag tag group of teens that worked to build a flying rocket and get their ticket out of the coal mines. Hickam ended up working for NASA. This is the basis for the movie, October Sky starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern. Price in grease pencil on the front wrap. One cre... View more info

Estimation and Prediction of Ballistic Missile Trajectories

By: Isaacson, Jeffrey A. & David R. Vaughan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, Rand: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011334


70pp. Illustrated with diagrams. Stain to the front cover. Minor scuffing to the back cover. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Model Rocketry Handbook

By: Lodge, Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hemel Hempstead, Argus Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020515


127pp. Illustrated. A standard introduction to hobby rocketry from the UK. Wraps creased. Ownership inscription to the half title. View more info

Model Rocketry, Hobby of Tomorrow

By: Lowry, Peter & Field Griffith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Co.: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020470


152pp. 2nd Printing. Original cloth. Illustrated. Drawings by Ritchie Lowry. Charts. Interesting since both of the authors were teenage enthusiasts who were flying rockets out of their basement lab before the hobby took off. Here, they advocate strongly for the safer kits. Ex-library with the usual markings. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Lacking the back endpaper. View more info

Space Year 1991: The Complete Record of the Year's Space Events

By: Macknight, Nigel (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osceola, Motorbooks International: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011324


176pp. Illustrated. Covers various space shuttle launches, two Soviet Soyuz manned missions, two Voyager missions, MUSES-A, Pioneer missions, cometary explorers, Magellan, Galileo en route to Jupiter, unmanned missions and more. The head of the spine is tattered. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Earth Satellites and the Race for Space Superiority

By: Stine, G. Harry

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Ace Books: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1604


191pp. + 1pp. ad. Illustrated. Ace Book D-239. Text browned. A pretty tight copy. Vintage paperback original. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Handbook of Model Rocketry

By: Stine, G. Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, John Wiley & Sons: 1994

Edition: Sixth Edition, Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 020471


349pp. 6th Edition, 9th Printing. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. The standard reference work on the subject, still useful. Traces of creasing. View more info

Soviet Rocketry: Past, Present and Future

By: Stoiko, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020670


272pp. Original white decorative cloth over red, lettering and decorations stamped in white and blue. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Top edge of the text block lightly foxed and dust soiled. Bottom edge of the text block shows a tea stain. Ownership inscription and faint ink stamp to the front free endpaper. The jacket is rubbed at the spine ends, has creasing at the edges, and the back panel is scuffed. The spine of the same is a little faded, but not badly so. View more info

The World of Model Aircraft

By: Williams, Guy R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, Chartwell Books: 1973

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 009624


256pp. Illustrated. Decorative endpapers. Interestingly, this includes a chapter on model rocketry. One corner gently bumped. Some residue to the back panel of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info