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Description:1973. A good ex-library copy with usual library markings and an...1973. A good ex-library copy with usual library markings and an occasional smudge or small stain. Has a glue stain on end page from card pocket. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 159 pp,...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 159 pp, illustrations, bib., index, usual library markings, jacket flaps affixed to end papers, else sound copy.
Description:Very Good. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover....Very Good. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. In this book, John Lucas charts the fascinating 500-year history of the parachute. "This book is a timely tribute to the "big umbrella" coming as it does at the end of the Apollo Project in which it played, as ever, a leading role in the safe return of man to earth."--[book jacket] xi, 159 p.,  leaves of plates: ill.; 23 cm. Contents: Yesterday's dreams--Trials and errors--Triumphs and tragedies--On with the shows--Flight into danger--Ordeal be fire--Birth of free-fall--Parachutes for all--Prelude to war--The heavens opened--By a silken thread--Going with a bang--The fun jumpers--Out of this world. From the library of noted military historian and community leader, Sheldon Goldberg. An avid scholar of military and aviation history, Sheldon served as a declassification specialist and Chief of the Reference Branch for the US Air Force, responding to such critical inquiries as OPERATION TAILWIND and the No Gun Ri controversy.
Description:Hardback illustrated with b&w plates. Slightly soiled dust...Hardback illustrated with b&w plates. Slightly soiled dust jacket with fading spine otherwise very good condition in good dust jacket. 159 pages. PARACHUTE.
Description:Very Good in Very Good in Mylar jacket. Ex-Library with Usual...Very Good in Very Good in Mylar jacket. Ex-Library with Usual Markings. Octavo: 7¾"-9¾" tall. A nice, clean copy despite origins. Appears barely read. Uncreased spine. Tight binding, no loose pages or cracking. Text is unsoiled, unmarked. Scarce.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 6 ¾"-9¾" Tall. This is a...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 6 ¾"-9¾" Tall. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher's original red cloth with silver title lettering to spine in a Very Good Dust-Jacket that has one small closed tear to the top edge of the upper cover. Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous inscriptions present. The binding remains firm with no hinge weakness and their is no leaning to spine. Clean copy internally, 8vo 159pp First Edition 1st Impression.
Description:Very Good/Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Signed by Author Bound in...Very Good/Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Signed by Author Bound in clean red cloth, with silver letterig to spine, this hardcover Second Impression is Vg in clipped/worn wrapper. Signed on the half-title by John Lucas, and having a Foreword by Douglas Bader. X1/159pp with index, 14 chapters, bibliography and numerous B/W photographs. Generally close VG.
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