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Auction archive: Lot number 41

EARLY GERMAN PUBLICATIONS ON ROCKETRY

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US$0
Price realised:
US$437
Auction archive: Lot number 41

EARLY GERMAN PUBLICATIONS ON ROCKETRY

Estimate
US$0
Price realised:
US$437
Beschreibung:

5 items: 1. Gebelein, Hans, ed., Über den Treibstoffverbrauch geradlinig aufsteigender Raketen (On the Fuel Consumption of Vertically Ascending Rockets). Braunschweig: Luftfahrtforshungsanstalt Hermann Göring, 1944. Spirit-duplicated typescript, 4to, 55 pp, unbound, but 2-hole punched. Technical document outlining work prepared by Professor Gerhard Braun, including diagrams and charts. 2. Scherschevsky, A.B., Die Rakete für Fahrt und Flug (The Rocket for Travel and Flight). Berlin: Verlag C.J.E. Volckmann Nachf., 1929. 8vo, in tan wrappers. 3. Gail, Otto Willi, Der Schuß ins All (The Shot Into Space). Breslau: Bergstadtverlag, 1925. 8vo, blue cloth covered boards with 3-color stamping. 4. Gail, Otto Willi, Mit Raketenkraft ins Weltenall. Stuttgart: K. Theinemanns Verlag, 1928. 8vo, yellow pictorial cloth with 2-color stamping. 5. Valier, Max, Raketenfahrt. Munich & Berlin: Verlag R. Oldenbourg, 1930. HANS GEBELEIN (1907-1985) was a German mathematician and physicist, specializing in hydrodynamics and aerodynamics. Working with the Luftfahrtforschungsanstalt Hermann Göring during the war, he was recruited afterwords into aircraft development for the British RAF and the U.S. Army. OTTO WILLI GAIL (1896-1956) studied electronics and physics, and then turned his knowledge into a career writing technical books and reporting on science in newspapers and radio broadcasts. He was acquainted with Austrian rocketry pioneer MAX VALIER (1895-1930) as well as Hermann Oberth. His utopian novels reflected his technical knowledge, and were highly detailed.

Auction archive: Lot number 41
Auction:
Datum:
27 Sep 2017
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
Beschreibung:

5 items: 1. Gebelein, Hans, ed., Über den Treibstoffverbrauch geradlinig aufsteigender Raketen (On the Fuel Consumption of Vertically Ascending Rockets). Braunschweig: Luftfahrtforshungsanstalt Hermann Göring, 1944. Spirit-duplicated typescript, 4to, 55 pp, unbound, but 2-hole punched. Technical document outlining work prepared by Professor Gerhard Braun, including diagrams and charts. 2. Scherschevsky, A.B., Die Rakete für Fahrt und Flug (The Rocket for Travel and Flight). Berlin: Verlag C.J.E. Volckmann Nachf., 1929. 8vo, in tan wrappers. 3. Gail, Otto Willi, Der Schuß ins All (The Shot Into Space). Breslau: Bergstadtverlag, 1925. 8vo, blue cloth covered boards with 3-color stamping. 4. Gail, Otto Willi, Mit Raketenkraft ins Weltenall. Stuttgart: K. Theinemanns Verlag, 1928. 8vo, yellow pictorial cloth with 2-color stamping. 5. Valier, Max, Raketenfahrt. Munich & Berlin: Verlag R. Oldenbourg, 1930. HANS GEBELEIN (1907-1985) was a German mathematician and physicist, specializing in hydrodynamics and aerodynamics. Working with the Luftfahrtforschungsanstalt Hermann Göring during the war, he was recruited afterwords into aircraft development for the British RAF and the U.S. Army. OTTO WILLI GAIL (1896-1956) studied electronics and physics, and then turned his knowledge into a career writing technical books and reporting on science in newspapers and radio broadcasts. He was acquainted with Austrian rocketry pioneer MAX VALIER (1895-1930) as well as Hermann Oberth. His utopian novels reflected his technical knowledge, and were highly detailed.

Auction archive: Lot number 41
Auction:
Datum:
27 Sep 2017
Auction house:
Bonhams London
New York 580 Madison Avenue New York NY 10022 Tel: +1 212 644 9001 Fax : +1 212 644 9009 [email protected]
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