LIQUID-PROPELLANT ROCKET DEVELOPMENT. City of Washington: Published by The Smithsonian Institution, 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 1-10, eleven pages of illustrations on six inserted plates, original tan wrappers printed in black, sewn, untrimmed. First edition. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 95, Number 3 (Publication 3381). "Includes the first public mention of Goddard's historic 1926 liquid-fueled rocket launch" (Ciancone). Ciancone 85. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 491. Interlibrum 270 #151. Tiny spot on rear cover, a fine copy. A superb copy. Enclosed in a custom quarter green leather clamshell box with leather spine label. (#160970).
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