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Taking Flight: Inventing the Aerial Age from Antiquity through the First World War by  Richard P HALLION - First Edition - 2003 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 359618)

Taking Flight: Inventing the Aerial Age from Antiquity through the First World War

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Taking Flight: Inventing the Aerial Age from Antiquity through the First World War

by HALLION, Richard P

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0195160355
ISBN 13
9780195160352
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(New York): Oxford University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Small quarto. 531pp. Gilt-stamped sage spine, white paper boards. Illustrated from black and white photographs. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped, slightly bowed boards else near fine in a near fine lightly age-toned dustwrapper with faint soiling and edge wear. A history of aviation from the beginning of the Aerial Age to World War I.

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book dealer
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
359618
Title
Taking Flight: Inventing the Aerial Age from Antiquity through the First World War
Author
HALLION, Richard P
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0195160355
ISBN 13
9780195160352
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
(New York)
Date Published
2003
Keywords
Aviation, History
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Aviation;

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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