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Pioneering Space: Living on the Next Frontier by James E. and Alcestis Oberg - 1st Edition - 1986 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 012387)

Pioneering Space: Living on the Next Frontier

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Pioneering Space: Living on the Next Frontier

by James E. and Alcestis Oberg

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0070480346
ISBN 13
9780070480346
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New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1986 McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York. 1986. 2nd Printing by Line Number. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Very Good +; scant shelfwear to board edges; dust soiling to textblock top; small splash stains on textblock fore edge. DJ; Very Good +; NOT Price Clipped ($16.95); slight bumping to head, tail, and tips; slight rubbing to panels. Copper paper over boards with black cloth overlay on the spine with bright copper lettering on the spine. 298 pp 8vo. The time will soon come when permanently occupied space stations are a reality. This book takes amateur spacefarers on a flight to the future where they can experience space with all its emotions, terrors, and surprises as perceived and interpreted by those who have been there. It will be shown how we have been changed as a species by space travel and will be in the future- presenting a composite portrait from the views of real space pioneers, psychologists, philosophers, engineers and biologists. A serious look at how people will conquer space and be altered by the experience. A clean very presentable copy in a brodart mylar jacket.

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book dealer
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
012387
Title
Pioneering Space: Living on the Next Frontier
Author
James E. and Alcestis Oberg
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0070480346
ISBN 13
9780070480346
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Book Company
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
1986
Size
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall
Keywords
space travel, astronauts, space stations, space technology, spacelife, space exploration,
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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