1940 Циолковскии Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Воробев Biography Illustrated Astronautics Циолковский
By B. Vorobev (Б. Воробев)
(Tsiolkovsky) – In Russian language.
ВЛКСМ Москва, 1940.
Pp.: 261 with illustrations.
Dimensions: 167 x 127 mm
Biography of one of the most prominent Russian scientist, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. He was Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of the astronautic theory. Along with the French Robert Esnault-Pelterie, the German-Romanian Hermann Oberth and the American Robert H. Goddard, he is considered to be one of the founding fathers of modern rocketry and astronautics. From the series “Жизни знаменитых людей” (Life of famous people) printed in Moscow after WWII. Illustrated edition.
Binding: Original half leather binding with blindstamped front panel. Stains on the panels, signs of wear along the edges, cocked spine with spine slants.
Condition: Ink inscription by the previous owner on the flyleaf and half title page, as well on the Pp. 248-260.
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