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3 edition of history of flying. found in the catalog.

history of flying.

Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith

history of flying.

by Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 291-294.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL515 .G5 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p.
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6150208M
    LC Control Number54001477
    OCLC/WorldCa2909616

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