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Willy Ley • 240 Items / 24 Books, 207 Articles, 9 Reviews
Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel (1951)
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  1. Books and the Arts
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    No Trip to the Moon---Yet (Review)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    The Nation, August 25, 1951, p. 155
  2. Feature
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    The Science Fiction Collector (3 Reviews)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. Frank Kelly Freas: A Portfolio by Frank Kelly Freas
    3. The Green Odyssey by Philip Jose Farmer
    Satellite Science Fiction, December 1957, pp. 125-130
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    Briefly Noted (3 Reviews)
    General
    1. Cracks in the Kremlin Wall by Edward Crankshaw
    2. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    3. Good Food for Bad Stomachs by Sara Murray Jordan
    The New Yorker, August 18, 1951, pp. 77-78
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    Science Fiction Bookcase (5 Reviews)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. Far Boundaries by August Derleth
    3. The Weapon Shops of Isher by A.E. Van Vogt
    4. Seetee Ship by Will Stewart
    5. Rogue Queen by L. Sprague de Camp
    Amazing Science Fiction Stories, December 1951, pp. 150-151
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    Galaxy's Five Star Shelf (5 Reviews)
    The Undesired Princess, by L. Sprague de Camp
    1. The Undesired Princess by L. Sprague de Camp
    2. Rogue Queen by L. Sprague de Camp
    3. Beyond Infinity by Robert Spencer Carr
    4. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    5. The Spirit Was Willing by Milton Luban
    Galaxy Science Fiction, October 1951, pp. 87-90
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    Sciene Fiction Bookshelf (5 Reviews)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. Rogue Queen by L. Sprague de Camp
    3. Beyond Infinity by Robert Spencer Carr
    4. Dragon's Island, and Other Stories by Jack Williamson
    5. Renaissance by Raymond F. Jones
    Startling Stories, November 1951, pp. 142-144
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    In Short (6 Reviews)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. We Barrymores by Lionel Barrymore and Cameron Shipp
    3. A Voyage to Windward by J.C. Furnas
    4. The Poetry of Ezra Pound by Hugh Kenner
    5. The Face of Innocence by William Sansom
    6. The Rise and Fall of Civilization by Shepard B. Clough
    The American Mercury, November 1951, pp. 110-111
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    Recommended Reading (7 Reviews)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science by Martin Gardner
    3. The Square Pegs by Wallace Irving
    4. The Lunatic Fringe by Gerald W. Johnson
    5. Monkey Business by Irving Adler
    6. Earth Is Room Enough by Isaac Asimov
    7. S-F '57: The Year's Greatest Science Fiction and Fantasy by Judith Merril
    The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1957, pp. 92-96
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    Galaxy's Five Star Shelf (7 Reviews)
    Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, by Willy Ley
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. Sea Siege by Andre Norton
    3. Radiation by Jack Schubert and Ralph E. Lapp
    4. Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
    5. Modern Applied Photography by George Alan Jones
    6. The Next Fifty Billion Years by Kenneth Heuer
    7. People Minus X by Raymond Z. Gallun
    Galaxy Science Fiction, April 1958, pp. 85-87
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    The Reference Library (7 Reviews)
    Prelude to Space
    1. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    2. Interplanetary Flight by Arthur C. Clarke
    3. Space Medicine by John P. Marbarger
    4. Seetee Ship by Will Stewart
    5. Seven Science Fiction Novels of H.G. Wells by H.G. Wells
    6. Rogue Queen by L. Sprague de Camp
    7. Beyond Infinity by Robert Spencer Carr
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, November 1951, pp. 115-119
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    The Reference Library (8 Reviews)
    A Look in the Mirror
    1. On the Beach by Nevil Shute
    2. Two Sought Adventure by Fritz Leiber
    3. Jules Verne: Master of Science Fiction by I.O. Evans
    4. First on Mars by Rex Gordon
    5. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    6. Flying Saucers, Fact or Fiction? by Max B. Miller
    7. The Expanding Case for the UFO by M.K. Jessup
    8. Saucer Diary by Israel Norkin
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, February 1958, pp. 140-150
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    The Reference Library (9 Reviews)
    Grim New World?
    1. Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley
    2. The Next Hundred Years by Harrison Brown, James Bonner, and John Weir
    3. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    4. The Man Who Reached the Moon, and Other Poems by Roscoe Fleming
    5. A Touch of Strange by Theodore Sturgeon
    6. Edge of Time by David Grinnell
    7. The Tower of Zanid by L. Sprague de Camp
    8. Other Worlds in Space by Terry Maloney
    9. 43,000 Years Later~~Forty-Three Thousand Years Later by Horace Coon
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, April 1959, pp. 141-150
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    Time, Space & Literature (28 Reviews)
    The Devil in Velvet, by John Dickson Carr
    1. The Devil in Velvet by John Dickson Carr
    2. The House that Stood Still by A.E. Van Vogt
    3. The Four-Sided Triangle by William F. Temple
    4. Dragon's Island, and Other Stories by Jack Williamson
    5. The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
    6. I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
    7. The Weapon Shops of Isher by A.E. Van Vogt
    8. City at World's End by Edmond Hamilton
    9. Renaissance by Raymond F. Jones
    10. Prelude to Space by Arthur C. Clarke
    11. Dreadful Sanctuary by Eric Frank Russell
    12. The Cometeers by Jack Williamson
    13. Rogue Queen by L. Sprague de Camp
    14. The Stars Like Dust by Isaac Asimov
    15. The Disappearance by Philip Wylie
    16. The Place of the Lion by Charles Williams
    17. The Undesired Princess by L. Sprague de Camp
    18. The Spirit Was Willing by Milton Luban
    19. Typewriter in the Sky by L. Ron Hubbard
    20. Doorways to Space by Basil Wells
    21. Every Boy's Book of Science Fiction by Donald A. Wollheim
    22. Beyond Infinity by Robert Spencer Carr
    23. The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
    24. A Gnome There Was by Henry Kuttner
    25. Journey to Infinity by Martin Greenberg
    26. Adventures in Tomorrow by Kendell Foster Crossen
    27. Great Stories of Science Fiction by Murray Leinster
    28. Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel by Willy Ley
    The Saturday Review, July 28, 1951, pp. 16-17