ROCKETS AND GUIDED MISSILES ... With a Foreword by A. D. Baxter. John Humphries.

ROCKETS AND GUIDED MISSILES ... With a Foreword by A. D. Baxter. London: Ernest Benn Limited, [1956]. Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-14 [15-16] 17-229 [230: printer's imprint] [231-232: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], 121 figures, including illustrations from photographs on plate paper, 22 tables, original blue-gray cloth stamped in gold. First edition. A survey of present day achievements and possible future developments in solid and liquid fuel rocket propulsion systems, "intended in the main for those engineers who, while not being engaged in the field, would like to obtain an overall picture of rocket motors and their applications, with particular reference to guided missiles" (preface), by a rocket engineer and member of the British Interplanetary Society. "Purpose accomplished. Well done" (Ley). Ciancone 99. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 492. Review slip laid in. Top edge a bit spotted, a near fine copy in good pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear at edges and a big chip from the upper third of the rear panel affecting so advertising copy. (#135464).

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"First Published 1956" on copyright page.