FIRST STEPS TOWARD SPACE: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND HISTORY SYMPOSIA OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ASTRONAUTICS AT BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA, 26 SEPTEMBER 1967. AND NEW YORK, U. S. A., 16 OCTOBER 1968. Frederick C. Durant III, George S. James.

FIRST STEPS TOWARD SPACE: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND HISTORY SYMPOSIA OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ASTRONAUTICS AT BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA, 26 SEPTEMBER 1967. AND NEW YORK, U. S. A., 16 OCTOBER 1968. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974. Large octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-vi [vii-viii] 1-307 [308: blank], many illustrations and figures in the text, printed wrappers. First edition. Issued as "Smithsonian Annals of Flight," number 10. Twenty-seven papers presented at the symposia on the history of rocketry and astronautics, the theme of the first being "Pre-1939 Memoirs of Astronautics," the second being "New Contributions to the Historical Literature on Rocket Technology and Astronautics, 1909-1939." A nearly fine copy. (#162884).

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