The Copernican Universe
How-and-Why Wonder Book of Famous Scientists. Written by Jean Bethell, illustrated by Jo Kotula. Wonder Books, 1964.
Mid-century in every way--science will save us!
Jo Kotula (1910-98) was a very talented artist best known for his aviation related artwork, and a favorite of model airplane enthusiasts for his dramatic cover paintings that graced the covers of Model Airplane News. Shown above are illustrations for a series of ads for Vanadium Corp. of America. From: www.fanboy.com/2007/05/the-amazing-art-of-jo-kotula.html