WorldCat Identities

Ley, Willy 1906-1969

Overview
Works: 301 works in 1,011 publications in 13 languages and 21,348 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Biography  Documentary films  Science fiction  Folklore  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Performer, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker, Illustrator, win
Classifications: TL782, 919
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Most widely held works about Willy Ley
 
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The poles by Willy Ley( Book )

81 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated book on the North and South poles. Suitable grades 7 and up
Watchers of the skies: an informal history of astronomy from Babylon to the space age by Willy Ley( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockets, missiles, and space travel by Willy Ley( Book )

66 editions published between 1944 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn of zoology by Willy Ley( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and French and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rockets, missiles, and men in space by Willy Ley( Book )

21 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otto Hahn: a scientific autobiography by Otto Hahn( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conquest of space by Willy Ley( Book )

31 editions published between 1949 and 1959 in 4 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineers' dreams by Willy Ley( Book )

35 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in 7 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Round-up of plans of engineers have made but have never carried out--for political or financial reasons, throught the last century and a half. To mention a few, there are sea-drome islands for transocean air refueling stations; a tunnel under the English Channel; irrigation of the Jordan River Valley; harnessing power from the sun; the refilling of Lake Chad in Africa." Kirkus
Exotic zoology by Willy Ley( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and French and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another look at Atlantis : and fifteen other essays by Willy Ley( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculative essays on subjects of science and natural history
Events in space by Willy Ley( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploration of Mars by Willy Ley( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outline of a master blueprint for man's first exploring trip to the planet Mars
Kant's cosmogony, as in his essay on the retardation of the rotation of the earth and his Natural history and theory of the heavens by Immanuel Kant( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragons in amber; further adventures of a romantic naturalist by Willy Ley( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond the solar system by Willy Ley( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes phenomena in our solar system and beyond including Alpha Centouri and binary star systems
The lungfish, the dodo & the unicorn : an excursion into romantic zoology by Willy Ley( Book )

10 editions published between 1948 and 1952 in English and German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salamanders and other wonders; still more adventures of a romantic naturalist by Willy Ley( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lands beyond by L. Sprague De Camp( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the space frontier by Joseph A Kaplan( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visitors from afar : the comets by Willy Ley( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book serves as a comprehensive guide to the comets. Many charts and illustrations are included."--Jacket
 
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Conquest of space
Alternative Names
Le, Ṿili 1906-1969

Ley, Willy

Ley, Willy, 1906-

W. Le.

Willey Robert

Willey, Robert 1906-1969

Willy Ley auteur scientifique américain d'origine allemande

Willy Ley deutscher Raketenkonstrukteur, Publizist und Mitbegründer des weltweit ersten Raketenflugplatzes in Berlin

Willy Ley Duits natuurkundige en auteur

Willy Ley German-American physicist

Willy Ley professor académico alemão

Willy Ley tysk professor

Лей, Вилли

וילי ליי

ליי, ווילי

ویلی لی

레이, 윌리 1906-1969

ウィリー・レイ

レイ, W

レイ, ウィリー

威利·莱

威利·雷

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