A Smithsonian Guide

Book - 1995
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Aviation This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide tells the fascinating story of one of the greatest technical triumphs of our times--the story of flight. Produced in association with the world-renowned Smithsonian Institution, Aviation is lavishly illustrated with materials from the collection of the National Air and Space Museum. This Smithsonian Guide features: Detailed text by a Smithsonian expert clearly explaining how world aviation developed More than 350 full-color photographs and explanatory illustrations of airplanes, equipment, people, and events Full-color foldout timeline of aviation milestones decade by decade 40-page quick-access A-to-Z glossary, including capsule biographies, special terms, and key concepts Smithsonian Guides is an illustrated home reference series exploring the worlds of science, nature, technology, and history, produced in unique partnership with the world's most popular museum. Each superbly produced guide stands alone as a compact introduction to its subject. Taken together, Smithsonian Guides form a library on topics timeless in their appeal. Other titles: Spaceflight * Planets * Zoo Animals * Automobiles * Railroads
Publisher: New York : Macmillan USA, [1995], ©1995
ISBN: 9780028600062
Branch Call Number: 629.13 Lo
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm


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