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1 David Simons and Thomas Withington The History of Flight: From Aviation Pioneers to Space Exploration
Parragon Publishing First published in 2004, London. 1405438002 / 9781405438001 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Lavisly illustrated in colours and black and white. The History of Flight is an elegantly designed and exhaustively researched celebration of humankind's desire to conquer the skies. From the earliest musings on the mechanics of a bird's wings to the super-efficient computer-controlled aircraft of tomorrow, this book explores the way aviation has shaped the modern world. Profiling the many innovators who sought to roll back the boundaries of manned flight through endurance, speed, and danger . this book also covers the use of aircraft as a weapon, how air travel has shrunk the globe, and the contribution of space flight to our understanding of the universe . The final chapter gives the reader a glimpse of the role that aviation may play in the future, in both war and peace . No price on the flap. Large book may require extra postage. -1.00 
Price: 50.00 USD
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