WorldCat Identities

Jobson, Ron

Overview
Works: 50 works in 101 publications in 2 languages and 5,019 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Handbooks and manuals  Trivia and miscellanea  Scientific atlases  Pictorial works  Photographs from space  Popular works 
Roles: Illustrator, Other, Editor
Classifications: QB46, 520
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Most widely held works by Ron Jobson
The aces by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the ace pilots of World War I, their military aircraft, aerial tactics and stunts, and profiles such prominent aviators as the Red Baron and Eddie Rickenbacker
The first flyers by David Jefferis( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of man's desire to fly and descriptions of early flights and aircraft
Air battles by Christopher Maynard( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes aircraft and air combats of World War II, examining how the aircraft developed from lightly armed biplanes to jet fighters equipped with radar and flying bombers carrying atomic weapons
Epic flights by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustrations, diagrams, and text tell the stories of individual pilots. Has a "Spotter's Guide" that shows aircraft drawn to scale
Giants of the air by David Jefferis( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of commercial aviation and the jetliner
The jet age by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color illustrations, diagrams, and text describe the history of the jet plane and its uses. Contains a "Spotter's Guide" that shows the aircraft drawn to scale
Supersonic flight by David Jefferis( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how aviation has advanced in recent years and what future aircraft will look like
Stars and planets by Robin Kerrod( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to astronomy with emphasis on the characteristics and interrelationship of the stars and planets on our galaxy
Secrets of space by Ian Ridpath( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the planets of our solar system, the behavior of stars, and milestones in space exploration
Guide to combat aircraft by Andrew Kershaw( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the brief history of aircraft used in war."
The planets by Jonathan Rutland( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planets and their relationship to each other and discusses the technology which has made it possible for human beings to explore the rest of the solar system at a closer range
Space by Ian Ridpath( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the planets and stars that make up our universe, discussing satellites, space stations, and our possible future in space
Rockets and missiles by Bill Gunston( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of modern rocketry from its first experimental stages in the 1920's to the sophisticated strategic and tactical missiles of today
Stars and planets by Ian Ridpath( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the stars and planets of our universe with a discussion of their characteristics and the equipment used to study them. Also includes a brief history of astronomy
I can be an astronaut by Robin Kerrod( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This action-packed book introduces you to the thrilling world of the astronaut, explaning how astronauts train, what they wear, how they live in orbit and the tasks they have to perform
Warships by Bill Gunston( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of warships from the wooden vessels of earlier centuries through the battleships of the world wars to the carriers and submarines of today
The big book of space by Robin Kerrod( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the first discoveries in astronomy, to the latest exploits in outer space
Warplanes by Bill Gunston( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of military aircraft from World War I to the present
I can be a race car driver by Robin Kerrod( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the sport of race car driving and the dangers of the occupation
Exploring the planets by Jonathan Rutland( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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