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TSIOLKOVSKY, K.E. [Konstantin Eduardovich] (1857-1935).

Published by MIR, 1968., Moscow: (1968)

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Item Description: MIR, 1968., Moscow:, 1968. 8vo. 337, [1] pp. Figs., index. White cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. First edition in English of these collected works. Among his papers are: Wind tunnel; reactive vehicles; “the Spaceship”; high-speed train; cosmic rocket trains; reactive aeroplane; To astronauts; astroplane, Maximum Rocket-Speed, etc. Bookseller Inventory # S12368

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TSIOLKOVSKY, Konstantin.

Published by Pergamon Press.Oxford. New York (1960)

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Item Description: Pergamon Press.Oxford. New York, 1960. First edition, UK. DW. Original black cloth gilt, v. sl. shelf wear, e/ps. lightly mottled o/w fine in VG wrapper that is chipped and nicked at extremities with small pieces missing from head of spine and along upper panel, flyleaves are again lightly mottled. Bookseller Inventory # 32280

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Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin

Published by Foreign Languages Publishing House n.d. [1960]., Moscow (1960)

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Item Description: Foreign Languages Publishing House n.d. [1960]., Moscow, 1960. Octavo, illustrations, cloth. First edition in English. A collection of fiction and articles by the "grandfather" of Russian rocketry edited by V. Dutt. Includes Tsiolkovsky's short novel, OUTSIDE THE EARTH (published separately in English as BEYOND THE PLANET EARTH [1960]), written at the turn of the twentieth century and first published in Russian in 1920. Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) "Russian scientist and writer . began investigating the possibility of space flight in 1878 . [He] was the first great pioneer of space research and the first real prophet of the myth of the conquest of space which has played such a vital role in modern SF." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1242. Still the definitive collection of Tsiolkovsky's writings in English translation. Suvin, Russian SF, p. 29. See Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-120 and (2004) II-1142. Reginald 14257. Not in Ciancone. A nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with shelf wear at edges. Still the definitive collection of Tsiolkovsky's writings in English translation. (#138903). Bookseller Inventory # 138903

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Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin Eduardovich [Translated By V. Dutt, A. Shkarovsky, D. Myshne, V. Talmy, X. Danko)

Published by Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow (1960)

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Item Description: Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1960. Cloth/Boards. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good DJ. Photographs (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 472 Pp. + 8 Double-Sided Plates At End.Blue Cloth Stamped In Black And Silver. Light Wea, Silver Lettering Still New, Hinges Tight, No Marks. Dj With Some Wear, 3 1/8" Tears At Top Of Spine, Wear And Minute Losses At Tips. Bookseller Inventory # 035847

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Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin [translated By Kenneth Syers, Foreword By B. N. Vorobyev]

Published by Pergamon Press, New York / Oxford / Paris (1960)

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Item Description: Pergamon Press, New York / Oxford / Paris, 1960. Cloth/Boards. Book Condition: Very Good + Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. 190 Pp. Blue Cloth Stamped In Yellow; Blue Boards. Foreword Provides A Very Brief Overview Of Soviet Rocketry And Space Travel To 1960. A Clean, Unmarked Copy With Light Wear At Corners. Dj Complete, Not Price-Clipped ($3.75), Light Wear At Corners With Two 3/8" Closed Tears At Edges And Small Loss At Corners. A Review Copy With The Pergamon Press Review Slip. Bookseller Inventory # 020191

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