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Auction archive: Lot number 40

OBERTH'S EARLY GERMAN WORK ON ROCKETRY

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Auction archive: Lot number 40

OBERTH'S EARLY GERMAN WORK ON ROCKETRY

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US$0
Price realised:
US$1,125
Beschreibung:

OBERTH, HERMANN. 1894-1989. Die Rakete zu dem Planetenräumen (By Rockets Into Planetary Space). Munich & Berlin: Verlag R. Oldenbourg, 1923. 8vo, original printed wrappers, first edition. Later paper dust jacket with facsimile of original wrapper applied. Provenance: Superior Galleries, October 27-28, 2001, lot 239. Austro-Hungarian born Oberth was a physicist and engineer who built his first model rocket at the age of 14. This book was his doctoral dissertation, which was criticized for being unscientific and utopian. He worked for the German rocket program during World War II, and eventually for his former student, Wernher von Braun, at NASA.

Auction archive: Lot number 40
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:

OBERTH, HERMANN. 1894-1989. Die Rakete zu dem Planetenräumen (By Rockets Into Planetary Space). Munich & Berlin: Verlag R. Oldenbourg, 1923. 8vo, original printed wrappers, first edition. Later paper dust jacket with facsimile of original wrapper applied. Provenance: Superior Galleries, October 27-28, 2001, lot 239. Austro-Hungarian born Oberth was a physicist and engineer who built his first model rocket at the age of 14. This book was his doctoral dissertation, which was criticized for being unscientific and utopian. He worked for the German rocket program during World War II, and eventually for his former student, Wernher von Braun, at NASA.

Auction archive: Lot number 40
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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