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John Sisson
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In case of emergency please be quiet, I am a Quaker
In case of emergency please be quiet, I am a Quaker

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"Welcome to my Moonbase..."
Build Your Own Moon Settlement (1973)
Build Your Own Moon Settlement (1973)
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Japanese Science Encyclopedia (1956)
Japanese Science Encyclopedia (1956)
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Americans in Space (1966)
Olney, Ross. Americans in Space : Five years of manned space travel. Camden, NJ : Nelson. (123 p.) 23 cm. Cloth, DJ. 1966 Mostly illustrated with B&W drawings and photographs.  A basic history of  American spaceflight  May 5, 1961 until 1966. Mostly histori...
Americans in Space (1966)
Americans in Space (1966)
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Child Life "Rocket to the Moon" (May 1951)
Child Life was one of the earlier magazines intended just for children that started in 1926 and survived until 2007. This May 1951 article on a "Rocket to the Moon" is a fun early article for children about space flight. It is illustrated with photographs f...
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Rockets, Satellites and Space Travel (1958)
I spend a lot of time being excited to show people books that I have never seen before, but that leaves out those of you who aren't familiar with the best of the space books. So here is definitely a greatest hit! Coggins, Jack, Pratt, Fletcher, and Ley, Wil...
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Motorways of the Future (1962)
Motorways of the future. Moscow. 248 p. 22 cm. 1962 This seems to be part of the family of Russian books I have found about transportation in the future.  It is not a children's book but does have some very imaginative illustrations.  The prize space painti...
Motorways of the Future (1962)
Motorways of the Future (1962)
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The Adventures of Space Bunny (1958)
I often have a Xmas post each year, this year it is my first Easter post! This coloring book is rather generic except it is unique to me about how some animals decided to explore space. The Adventures of Space Bunny. Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co. 22...
The Adventures of Space Bunny (1958)
The Adventures of Space Bunny (1958)
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Toward the Dream (1958) Part 2
Landing on Mars? This is a continuation of last week's post.  There are so many nice illustrations that I broke this up into 2 parts: Towards the Dream. Lyapunov. Moscow. 167 pp. 17 cm. 1958 I will welcome any better translation of the title.  Exploring oth...
Toward the Dream (1958) Part 2
Toward the Dream (1958) Part 2
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Towards the Dream (1958)
This is a small Russian space book. It was not for children but has many great illustrations of a possible space future. There are so many nice illustrations that I will break this up into 2 parts: Towards the Dream. Lyapunov. Moscow. 167 pp. 17 cm. 1958 I ...
Towards the Dream (1958)
Towards the Dream (1958)
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Rocket Your Sales with School Book Covers (1965)
Rocket Your Sales with School Book Covers (1965) is a fun piece of ephemera  that brings back my childhood love of space stuff. I remember when you were asked to cover all your textbooks. You would check them out from the school and were required to put cov...
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