ROCKETS AND JETS. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-x [1-2] 3-326, profusely illustrated with drawings by James MacDonald and with photographs, publisher's pictorial red cloth stamped in black. First edition, first printing. "A popular nontechnical account of rockets and jets, unreliable in detail" (Ciancone). Ciancone 239. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 496. Bookplate of early aeronautics collector Merritt Edward Peck affixed to the front paste-down. Several creases to lower fore-edge of front free endpaper, else a nearly fine, bright copy in wrinkled and taped, but bright and still attractive, dust jacket. (#160314).
First printing has "I" and war eagle emblem on copyright page.