ROCKET JOCKEY by Philip St. John [pseudonym]. Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The adventures of a young space pilot competing in the eighteenth Armstrong Classic, an interplanetary rocket race. Del Rey's third science-fiction book and second novel. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. A fine copy in nearly fine first printing dust jacket (10 titles listed on rear panel) with rubbing to spine panel and three tiny unnecessary internal tape mends. Jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg. (#163495).
First edition so stated on copyright page.