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    The Marvels of Flying: Air Travel Before 1950 (Hardback) By (author) Andrew Emmerson

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    DescriptionTravel back to the golden age of flying from 1920 to 1950, when ...- A primitive means of short-haul travel was transformed into a sophisticated intercontinental air service, with striking modern airports and impressive new designs of aircraft making flying an experience unlike any other mode of transport. - Air travel, although exclusive, also touched everybody's life in film plots and novels, advertising stunts and the introduction of air mail. This all-new book explores all aspects of air travel (not just aircraft) including airport architecture and advertising together with its influence on popular culture. Many of the pictures are in colour, so as to transport you back more vividly. Most of them have not seen the light of day since they were first published. The author is a seasoned writer on technical and historical subjects. He has authored five other books for Capital Transport Publishing.


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    Title
    The Marvels of Flying
    Subtitle
    Air Travel Before 1950
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew Emmerson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Width: 196 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 560 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781854143716
    ISBN 10: 1854143719
    Classifications

    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T12.6
    BIC E4L: TRA
    BIC subject category V2: WGM
    BISAC V2.8: TRA002000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJ
    DC23: 387.70942
    Thema V1.0: WGM
    Publisher
    Capital Transport Publishing
    Imprint name
    Capital Transport Publishing
    Publication date
    10 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Middlesex