MENSCHEN IM WELTRAUM: NEUE PROJEKTE FÜR RAKETEN- UND RAUMFAHRT. Düsseldorf: Econ-Verlag, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-259 [260: blank] [261-264: ads], illustrations, original black cloth stamped in silver. Second edition. PRESENTATION COPY WITH SIGNED INSCRIPTION BY OBERTH TO KARL WILLOMITZER DATED 20 JANUARY 1960 ON THE TITLE PAGE AND ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY OBERTH ON THE HALF TITLE PAGE. Oberth's work proved space flight possible. Nearly all modern space travel concepts used today are founded on his ideas. Ciancone 178. Hübner 730. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 507. Willomitzer's ink-stamped name at upper edge of the title page. Small abrasion to front paste-down (hidden under the jacket flap), else a fine copy in bright, very good dust jacket with light wear at edges and three small chips from upper edges. A nice copy. Signed copies of this book are uncommon. (#135152).
"2. Auflage: 4---10. Tausend / 1957" on copyright page.