Chicago, IL: Esquire, Inc., 1954. 156, wraps, illus. (some in color), covers somewhat worn and soiled, some page discoloration, some undulation to this copy.
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New York: McGraw-Hill, . First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 31 cm, 831, illus. (some color), maps, index, DJ worn, soiled, torn, and large chips. Introduction by M. Scott Carpenter.
Moscow: Krasnaya Zvezda Pub. House, 1970. 27 cm, 64, wraps, illus. (some color), maps (some color), some wear and soiling to covers, pencil erasure on table of contents.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1958. 373, illus., tables, bibliography, index, rear bd weak, tear inside hinge p. 373, soiling ins bds & flylves, bds scuffed & stained.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1958. First? Edition. First? Printing. Hardcover. 373 pages. Illus., chapter bibliographies, index, boards somewhat worn and soiled. Signed by Frederick Ordway (one of the collaborators).
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1962. 252, illus., tables, appendices, bibliography, index, small rough spot at base of spine, boards somewhat scuffed and scratched.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1958. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xvi, , 373,  pages. Footnotes. Illustrations. Tables. Bibliography. Index. Foreword by Dr. Wernher von Braun. DJ edges worn and small chips missing, DJ in plastic sleeve. The author was the President, National Research and Development Corporation. Ronald Wakeford for the Director of the Astronautics Division of that company. Dr. Ordway was Director, Ordnance Projects for General Astronautics Corporation. Dr. Canney was founder and Chairman of the Board of General Astronautics Corporation. Dr. Wernher von Braun wrote the Foreword for this volume. Frederick Ira Ordway III (April 4, 1927 – July 1, 2014) was an American space scientist and author of visionary books on spaceflight. Ordway was educated at Harvard University and completed several years of graduate study at the University of Paris. He owned a large collection of paintings depicting astronautical themes. He was a member of leading professional societies and was the author, co-author, or editor of more than thirty books and over three hundred articles. At the time of his death he was the longest-serving member of the American Rocket Society (joined in 1939). Ordway was a member of the faculty at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) from 1970 to 1973, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate by UAH in 1992.
Washington, DC: American Aviation Pub., Inc., 1961. Forty-Second Edition. Quarto, 483, illus., chronology, index, DJ somewhat soiled: small edge tears, chips, and creases.
Washington, DC: American Aviation Pub., Inc., 1961. Forty-Second Edition. 483, illus., chronology, index, boards somewhat worn and soiled, some wear to spine.
Washington, DC: American Aviation Pub., Inc., 1961. Forty-Second Edition. Quarto, 483, illus., chronology, index, slight wear to boards.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1957. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. 159,  pages. Illustrations. Diagrams. Statistical Charts. Foreword by Jerome Lederer (Managing Director, Flight Safety Foundation, Inc.) Cover has some wear and soiling. Corner bumped.
Washington, DC: American Aviation Pub., Inc., 1959. Fortieth Edition. 486, illus., diagrams, bibliography, chronology, index, DJ worn and soiled: small edge tears and chips.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1973. First? Edition. Oversized, 223, profusely illus. in color, reading list, index, slight creasing to top and bottom DJ edges.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1986. Revised Edition. Oversized, 240, profusely illus. in color, index, DJ in plastic sleeve, lower corner front flyleaf creased.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1978. presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. , 89,  pages. Black and white illustrations. Rear cover has a creased corner. Rear cover torn at spine from top to about 1/3 of the way down. The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915, to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research. On October 1, 1958, the agency was dissolved, and its assets and personnel transferred to the newly created National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NACA was pronounced as discrete letters, rather than as a whole word (and after NASA first was established, its acronym was pronounced as discrete letters in the early years). Among other advancements, NACA research and development produced the NACA duct, a type of air intake used in modern automotive applications, the NACA cowling, and several series of NACA airfoils which are still used in aircraft manufacturing. During World War II, NACA was described as "The Force Behind Our Air Supremacy" due to its key role in producing working superchargers for high altitude bombers, and for producing the cutting-edge wing profiles for the North American P-51 Mustang. NACA was also key in developing the area rule that is used on all modern supersonic aircraft, and conducted the key compressibility research that enabled the Bell X-1 to break the sound barrier.
Washington, D.C. Army Ordnance Association, 1939. Wraps. 193-256 p. 31cm. Illustrations.
New York: Smithmark Publishers, 1993. oversized, 240, profusely illus. in color, book has been separated from binding and reglued/repaired, usual library markings, DJ in plastic sl DJ edges chipped and worn.
Newmarket, England: Brimax Books, 1985. 7.5" x 10.25", 18, wraps, profusely illus. in color, some wear to cover and spine edges, small stains to rear cover. Book for young readers.
New York: Gallery Books, c1984. First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 30 cm, 72, color illus., bookplate.
New York: Gallery Books, 1984. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. 30 cm, 72, color illus.,
Jerusalem: Israel Program for Sci Trans, 1967. 384, wraps, illus., figures, tables, charts, bibliography, covers and spine somewhat creased and discolored along edges.
Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 1996. Presumed First Edition. Stiff boards. Format is approximately 6 inches by 10 inches. 28 pages, counting covers. Stiff card pages. Color illustrations. Name in marker on back cover. Come along with the twins as they look to the stars and wonder what it would be like to be astronauts. The twins - Anna and Josh - visit a space museum and touch a rock from the moon!
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1960. 645, illus., graphs, figs, tables, refs, app, index, name stamped ins front flyleaf, pencil underlining on a few pages, DJ worn.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. Quarto, 48, profusely illus., glossary, rear flyleaf torn out, sm ink stain & lib stamp fr flylf, DJ somewhat soiled, DJ in plastic sleeve.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1957. Third Printing. Quarto, 48, profusely illus., some discoloration inside boards & flyleaves, DJ soiled, stained, & some edge wear: sm tears, sm pcs missing.