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The Resource Chasing Icarus : the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation, Gavin Mortimer

Chasing Icarus : the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation, Gavin Mortimer

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Chasing Icarus : the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation
Title
Chasing Icarus
Title remainder
the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation
Statement of responsibility
Gavin Mortimer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of a pivotal moment in the history of aviation sets events against a backdrop of heated debates about which flight technology was the most viable, in an account that covers such topics as Walter Wellman's attempt to cross the Atlantic by dirigible, the Gordon Bennett International Balloon Cup competition, and record-setting demonstrations by airplane pilots at Belmont Park
Tone
Writing style
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312124
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Mortimer, Gavin
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL670.5
LC item number
.M67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Aeronautics
  • Flight
Target audience
adult
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the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation
Label
Chasing Icarus : the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation, Gavin Mortimer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
739620
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802717115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, plan
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802717115
  • (OCoLC)259266814
Label
Chasing Icarus : the seventeen days in 1910 that forever changed American aviation, Gavin Mortimer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
739620
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802717115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, plan
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802717115
  • (OCoLC)259266814

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