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SPACE TRAVELLER'S HANDBOOK. Every Man's Comprehensive Manual to Space Flight.

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SPACE TRAVELLER'S HANDBOOK. Every Man's Comprehensive Manual to Space Flight.

by Freeman, Michael

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very good/near fine
ISBN 10
0671961470
ISBN 13
9780671961473
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New York: Sovereign Books, (1979). first edition, first printing.. hardcover. Very good/near fine. Quarto (approx. 7 1/2" wide by 10 3/4"tall) black cloth covers, 208 pages. Includes many illustrations, glossary, index, light wear at edges, very good. Dust jacket is near fine. 100704A. "The hardware enthusiast will be delighted with the first comprehensive field guide for all manuel space vehicles, from Vostok to the latest interstellar ramjet, and the do-it-yourself hobbyist can learn how to operate a solar sail and compute simple orbital trajectories. The first time traveller concerned about the possible hardships of life in space will be reassured by the detailed sections on shipboard conditions, food and medical considerations, while those with more down-to-Earth interests will find an unexpurgated description of zero-gravity plumbing." --from the dust jacket.

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Bookseller
Alkahest Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000019023
Title
SPACE TRAVELLER'S HANDBOOK. Every Man's Comprehensive Manual to Space Flight.
Author
Freeman, Michael
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Jacket condition
near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
first edition, first printing.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0671961470
ISBN 13
9780671961473
Publisher
Sovereign Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
(1979)

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Alkahest Books was established in1984. We started as an open shop on Central St. in Evanston, IL, and sold books there until 2002 and later were part of Chicago Rare Book Center which closed in 2017. We are members of the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association, and sell both online and at book fairs. International customers should ask for a shipping quote before ordering as the rates given are only for smaller books.

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