WorldCat Identities

Ley, Willy 1906-1969

Overview
Works: 255 works in 815 publications in 13 languages and 20,969 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Folklore  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Creator, Performer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Illustrator
Classifications: G590, 629.4
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Most widely held works by Willy Ley
The poles by Willy Ley( Book )
77 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 2,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrated book on the North and South poles. Suitable grades 7 and up
Rockets, missiles, and men in space by Willy Ley( Book )
65 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watchers of the skies: an informal history of astronomy from Babylon to the space age by Willy Ley( Book )
21 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dawn of zoology by Willy Ley( Book )
9 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and French and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Otto Hahn: a scientific autobiography by Otto Hahn( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nobel Foundation presents a biographical sketch of German chemist Otto Hahn (1879-1968). Hahn was awarded the 1944 Nobel prize for chemistry for his discovery of the fission of heavy nuclei. The foundation highlights his education, his research, his accomplishments, and his work
The conquest of space by Willy Ley( Book )
31 editions published between 1949 and 1959 in 4 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Engineers' dreams by Willy Ley( Book )
30 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in 7 languages and held by 738 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 )
13 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and French and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another look at Atlantis : and fifteen other essays by Willy Ley( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speculative essays on subjects of science and natural history
Events in space by Willy Ley( Book )
12 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exploration of Mars by Willy Ley( Book )
20 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 612 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 )
8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) published The Universal Natural History and Theory of Heaven in 1755. This English text is based on Georg Reimer's edition of the complete works of Immanuel Kant (1905). The translation was first completed and posted on the web in 1998. It has been considerably revised for this September 2008 version, mainly to improve the accuracy and fluency of the translation." -- Translator's note
Beyond the solar system by Willy Ley( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dragons in amber; further adventures of a romantic naturalist by Willy Ley( Book )
11 editions published between 1949 and 1951 in English and held by 448 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 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lungfish, the dodo & the unicorn : an excursion into romantic zoology by Willy Ley( Book )
6 editions published between 1948 and 1952 in English and German and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Across the space frontier by Joseph A Kaplan( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harnessing space by Willy Ley( Book )
8 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History and survey of the future purposes of our space-programs, based on U.S. government reports, and pointing up their peaceful applications
Visitors from afar : the comets by Willy Ley( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book serves as a comprehensive guide to the comets. Many charts and illustrations are included."--Jacket
Satellites, rockets, and outer space by Willy Ley( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Le, Ṿili 1906-1969
Ley, Willy
Willey, Robert 1906-1969
ליי, ווילי
レイ, W
レイ, ウィリー
Languages
English (296)
Spanish (26)
French (19)
Japanese (8)
German (7)
Dutch (3)
Swedish (2)
Indonesian (2)
Bengali (1)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
Korean (1)
Finnish (1)
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