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Items By Category: All Categories: Children's Nonfiction Books
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1.   Clarke, Arthur C.
Going Into Space
 
Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954.
First Edition. Ex-Library. 21 X 14 cm. VG/No dj. Rebound by library in red-orange pictorial buckram with black & yellow-orange titles & decoration, ix, 117 pp, 8 ff b & w plates, 6 drawings in text. Usual library markings including a bindery stamp on rpd & a "Withdrawn" sticker. A look ahead from 1954 at how space travel might develop, for young readers. Interesting to compare Clarke's predictions to what actually has happened. (Also published in England as The Young Traveller in Space.) Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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2.   Coggins, Jack & Fletcher Pratt (Ill. Jack Coggins)
Rockets, Jets, Guided Missiles and Space Ships
 
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1951.
28 X 21 cm. Fair/No dj. Foreword by Willy Ley. Pictorial boards & endpapers, [64] pp, 24 pages carry color illustrations, most of the rest have b & w illustrations. Hinges shaken, spine partially detached, some of the plastic lamination has peeled off the boards, internally good. History of rocketry and a look forward (from 1951) at space travel for young readers. Engagingly illustrated with water colors by Coggins. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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3.   Maynard, Chris
High-Speed Trains: The Need for Speed
 
Publisher: Minneapolis: LernerSports (Lerner Publishing Group), 2002.
First US Edition. 27 X 21 cm. Fine/No dj. Pictorial boards, aqua spine with black titles, 32 pp, color photos, index. Illustrations are photos of high-speed trains from the 1930s to the present--the Hiawatha, Mallard, Flying Scotsman, Pioneer Zephyr, Trans Europe Express, Shinkansen, TGV, Pendolino, (German) Inter City Express, Le Shuttle, Eurostar, and maglev trains. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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