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Reaching for the Skies - Ivan Rendall

British Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC], 1989, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper.

From the cover: “This is the dramatic and entertaining story of many of this century’s most colourful adventurers. It shows how, thanks to the dreams, courage and inspiration ofa few hundred people, the aeroplane has developed from a Heath Robinson contraption of wooden struts and fabric into a machine of steel and aluminium that can circle the Earth in 100 minutes or reach out into space. This book, which includes material from over 200 interviews with pioneering aviators, is fully illustrated with stunning colour and black and white photographs.”

Size: 10" x 7¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.