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. Hint of tanning along gutter margins, else a fine copy in good first printing dust jacket (10 titles listed on rear panel) with wear along top and bottom edges, small chip from lower edge of the spine panel, some rubbing along folds, and some soiling to rear panel. Jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg. (#165501).
First edition so stated on copyright page.