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Inventing flight : the Wright brothers and their predecessors

Author: John D Anderson
Publisher: Baltimore [u.a.] : Johns Hopkins Univ. Pr., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I have long thought that need exists for a book, suitable for undergraduates, that would tell the connected prehistory of the airplane from Cayley to the Wrights.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Anderson
ISBN: 0801868742 9780801868740 0801868750 9780801868757
OCLC Number: 315107837
Description: VIII, 176 S. : ill., graph. Darst.
Responsibility: John D. Anderson.
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"At once an enjoyable and solid resource... Offers a short, comprehensive look at the roots of flying... [and] bridges the gap between the extremely technical and the superficial examinations of Read more...

 
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