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Title:
Ballooning
Author:
Smith, Anthony, 1926-2014.
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Publication Information:
Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, Somerset [England] : P. Stephens Ltd. ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Haynes North America, 1998.
Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781852605681
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Book

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Summary

Written by a ballooning expert, this book covers every aspect of ballooning: the history, science and techniques of balloon flight; the recent around-the-world record attempts; thrills, spills exploration and adventures; special shapes, singletons, airships and models; advertising and other commercial uses; locations, from the Sahara to Antarctica and manufacturers, clubs and useful addresses.