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Balloons and airships, 1783-1973 editor of the English edition Kenneth Munson by Lennart A. T. Ege

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Published by Blandford Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Balloons -- History.,
  • Airships -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementfrom translation prepared by Erik Hildesheim; illustrated by Otto Frello.
SeriesThe pocket encyclopaedia of world aircraft in colour
ContributionsMunson, Kenneth, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL605 .E4313
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5084639M
ISBN 10071370568X
LC Control Number74155781

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