Yes jacket. First printing of the revised edition. Hardcover, 173 pps. with index, bibliography. Illustrated with photos. Complete history of the parachute beginning with Leonardo DaVinci's early drawings, through the adventurist Victorian and Edwardian eras and concluding with a look at the device used on the Saturn probe. Fine in fine dust jacket.
1997. Airlife. second edition. near fine. dj VG. 9.5x6.5. 173pp. 33 b/w photos. A complete history of the parachute, from Leonardo da Vinci's drawing of a pyramid-shaped design to the 1997 space probe to Saturn's largest moon, Titan, descending to the surface controlled by parachutes.
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