TRÄUMER, FORSCHER, KONSTRUKTEURE: DAS ABENTEUER DER WELTRAUMFAHRT. Düsseldorf: Econ-Verlag, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5  7-328, inserted plates with illustrations from photographs, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition, first printing. "The story of rocket research told in the biographies of the pioneers." - Ley. Gartmann (1917-1960) was rocket test engineer and pioneer in early rocket development. He was an internationally recognized journalist in the Aerospace field. Translated into English as THE MEN BEHIND THE SPACE ROCKETS (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1955; New York: McKay, 1956). Ciancone 77. Hübner 394. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, pp. 491, 506. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. The first printing of this book is uncommon. (#136299).
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