Making and Flying Kites: Traditional & Modern Designs - Wolfgang SchimmelpfennigSecaucus: Castle, 1989, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper snagged at the head of the spine otherwise a very well presented copy.
Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Diagrams; Maps ; Plans;
From the cover: “Kiting has a long and fascinating history, the first flat kites being invented as early as the 15th century. Since then ever more elaborate designs have been created, producing kites capable of the most demanding and exciting manoeuvres. Making & Flying Kites celebrates the thrill and beauty of this unique craft. Easy-to-follow instructions, over 100 diagrams and 60 colour photographs, help you to create up to 19 kites, from the simplest to the most sophisticated design. The book also contains invaluable advice on materials, flying characteristics and launching.”