Taking to the Air: An Illustrated History of Flight Lily Ford


The possibilities of flight have long fascinated us. Each innovation captivated a broad public, from those who gathered to witness winged medieval visionaries jumping from towers, to those who tuned in to watch the moon landings. Throughout history, the visibility of airborne objects from the ground has made for a spectacle of flight, with sizeable crowds gathering for eighteenth-century balloon launches and early twentieth-century air shows. This book tells the history of flight through the eye of the spectator, and later, the passenger.

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Author Lily Ford Published by British Library ISBN 9780712352611 EAN 9780712352611 Bic Code W Cover Hardback

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