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The Rockets' Red Glare: An Illustrated History of Rocketry Through the Ages

By: Wernher von Braun; Frederick I. Ordway III

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Anchor Press/Doubledays: 1976

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009520

ISBN: 0385078471

Condition: Very Good +


212 pp on coated slock, approx. 20 color photos and illustration, additional b&w photos. Lighht rubbing of spine edges. Anchor Book logo embossed into red boards. Text clean, binding firm. A history of rocket technology from ancient times, to the early 1970s, concluding with glowing predictions about the new U.S. Space Shuttle program. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

By: Wright, Lawrence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009703

ISBN: 037541486X

Condition: Very Good


469 pp. Ex-libray with library stampings, shelf tag and envelope. Text clean, binding firm. Slight spine lean. A detailed examination of the origins of al-Qaeda and the fundamentalism that led to the destruction of the World Trade Center. Includes extensive bibliography, reference notes, several pp of b&w glossy photos of bin Laden and other conspirators. A list of characters that includes dozens of Islamic militants. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer for non-fiction. Author l... View more info