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    Science Fiction / Science Fact.

    Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Book: Gravity Vanished. A Fantastic Essay. (Moscow & Leningrad: Gosmashmetizdat, 1934). (ТЯЖЕСТЬ ИСЧЕЗЛА, ФАНТАСТИЧЕСКИЙ ОЧЕРК). With a foreword by Prof. N. Moiseyev. In Russian, illustrated soft covers, 110 pages, twenty illustrations, second edition with 30,000 printed. A science fiction essay from Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) published shortly before his death. He was an early rocket theorist and pioneer of the astronautic theory, a major influence on many important rocket scientists such as Korolyov, Glushko, and von Braun. A very rare volume. Fair condition with some tattering to the cover, published on pulpish paper.

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