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The Wright Brothers legacy : Orville and Wilbur Wright and their aeroplanes

Author: Walt Burton; Owen Findsen
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A photographic tribute to the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk features images of the brothers and their aircraft as well as such memorabilia and souvenirs as vintage postcards, posters, stereopticon images, and toys.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur (Ingenieur) Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walt Burton; Owen Findsen
ISBN: 0810942674 9780810942677
OCLC Number: 50803723
Description: 224 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: The desire to fly --
Lifting the world with a kite --
Kitty Hawk, 1903 : first flight --
Learning to fly : Huffman Prairie --
Fort Meyer : selling the military flyer --
Postcards from Europe --
Homecoming --
Return to Fort Meyer --
Records and wrecks --
Wilbur : a look back --
Kitty Hawk and other monuments --
Orville : a life in review --
The Kitty Hawk flyer in exile --
The Wright Brothers' Social Impact.
Responsibility: Walt Burton & Owen Findsen.

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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, this is an in-depth photographic portrait - including memorabilia and souvenirs, vintage postcards, posters and  Read more...

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