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The Space Shuttle At Work

By: Allaway, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., NASA: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011331

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Soviet Rocketry: The First Decade of Achievement

By: Stoiko, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbott, David & Charles: 1971

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 022938

Condition: Good


272pp. 1st British Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. Bottom edge of the front board bumped. Top edge of the binding unevenly darkened. Musty odor. The jacket has only traces of wear. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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

A Brief History of Rocketry and Spaceflight

By: Wysong Jr., James F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tampa, Hillsborough Community College: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023198

Condition: Very Good


49pp. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps, comb binding (plastic). Helpful as an overview. Scarce. No copies listed in the OCLC Worldcat. Two spirals broken. Creased. View more info