WorldCat Identities

Ley, Willy 1906-1969

Overview
Works: 235 works in 911 publications in 15 languages and 20,602 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Biography  Documentary films  Folklore  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Short films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Performer, Author of introduction, Speaker, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: G590, 919
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Most widely held works by Willy Ley
The poles by Willy Ley( Book )

101 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 2,247 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 )

25 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1944 and 1968 in English and French and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn of zoology by Willy Ley( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1944 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 970 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 765 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 )

32 editions published between 1949 and 1959 in 6 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engineers' dreams by Willy Ley( Book )

41 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in 7 languages and held by 716 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 )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and French and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculative essays on subjects of science and natural history
The exploration of Mars by Willy Ley( Book )

24 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outline of a master blueprint for man's first exploring trip to the planet Mars
Events in space by Willy Ley( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal natural history and theory of the heavens by Immanuel Kant( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 490 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 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes phenomena in our solar system and beyond including Alpha Centouri and binary star systems
Dragons in amber; further adventures of a romantic naturalist by Willy Ley( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the space frontier by Joseph A Kaplan( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lungfish, the dodo & the unicorn : an excursion into romantic zoology by Willy Ley( Book )

8 editions published between 1948 and 1952 in English and German and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harnessing space by Willy Ley( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 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 286 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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Alternative Names
Le, Ṿili 1906-1969

Ley, Willy

W. Le.

Willey, Robert 1906-1969

Willy Ley Duits natuurkundige en auteur

Willy Ley German-American physicist

Лей, Вилли

ליי, ווילי

ویلی لی

ウィリー・レイ

レイ, W

レイ, ウィリー

威利·雷

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Conquest of space