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7 edition of The story of flight. found in the catalog.

The story of flight.

by Mary Lee Settle

  • 350 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by George Evans.
    SeriesStep-up books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.S47 St
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5545989M
    ISBN 109780394900681
    LC Control Number67024456

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