Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Find out why millions of customers rave about Better World Books. Experience the best customer care and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Find out why millions of customers rave about Better World Books. Experience the best customer care and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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.
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.
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.
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