V-2 ... Translated by James Cleugh and Geoffrey Halliday. Introduction by Willy Ley. New York: The Viking Press, 1954. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-xviii [1-2] 3-281 [282-286: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], illustrations from photographs on plate paper, one map in text, original green cloth stamped in silver and blind, top edge stained red. First edition in English. A translation of V2 -- DER SCHUSS INS WELTALL ... (1952). "The story of the Peenemünde research institute and the development of the V-2" (Ley). "Popularly written history of the V-2; very few technical details but absorbingly interesting as an overall picture of the technical and political problems faced" (Humphries). Ciancone 60c. Humphries, Rockets and Guided Missiles 15. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, pp. 491, 506. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing at edges. Very hard to find in this condition. (#135123).
"FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATED IN JUNE 1954" on copyright page.