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Sky sailors : true stories of the balloon era, David L. Bristow

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Sky sailors : true stories of the balloon era
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Sky sailors
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true stories of the balloon era
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David L. Bristow
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eng
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This volume traces the evolution of the balloon era, from 1783-1912, and examines the exploits of the men and women who flew in them, parachuted from them, and sometimes died in them
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The sky sailors
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An introduction to the history of ballooning introduces the pioneers of human flight and their contraptions which were used to cross large bodies of water, sail over enemy armies, and fly into storms, from 1783 until the early twentieth century
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collective biography
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DLC
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910.4
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illustrations
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no index present
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TL616
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.B75 2010
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non fiction
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bibliography
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pre adolescent
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Sky sailors : true stories of the balloon era, David L. Bristow
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-134
Contents
The black moon: the first balloon flights (France, 1783) -- Queen of the night sky: Sophie and Jean-Piere Blanchard (France, 1784-1819) -- Splashdown in Lake Erie: John Steiner (United States, 1857) -- The children are gone!: Martha and David Harvey (United States, 1858) -- The long voyage: the flight of the balloon Atlantic (United States, 1859) -- To the top of the sky: Coxwell and Glaisher's record altitude (United Kingdom, 1862) -- The siege of Paris: the balloon-and-pigeon post (France, 1870-1871) -- The North Pole balloon: Salomon Andrees's expedition (Sweden and the Arctic Ocean, 1897) -- Parachute girl: Dolly Shepherd (United Kingdom, 1903-12)
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24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
134 p.
Isbn
9780374370145
Lccn
2009037285
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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