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Slide Rule; The Autobiography of an Engineer by  Nevil (Biography of Nevil Shute.) Shute - Hardcover - from Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB (SKU: 155052)

Slide Rule; The Autobiography of an Engineer

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Slide Rule; The Autobiography of an Engineer

by Shute, Nevil (Biography of Nevil Shute.)

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New York: William Morrow & Company 1954, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 240pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Photographs. A slight twist in the spine, the dust jacket is price-clipped and worn with chipping to the corner and spine, and there are a few toned interior pages. "Nevil Shute, whose fine novels have warmed the hearts of readers all over the world, is a man of two careers - first, the aeronautical engineer and then, the writer. This is the engaging story of that earlier career, of Shute's younger days in aviation when aviation itself was young". Biography of Nevil Shute. (Biography, Airplanes, Autobiography, Aviation, Engineering).


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Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
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Slide Rule; The Autobiography of an Engineer
Shute, Nevil (Biography of Nevil Shute.)
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William Morrow & Company
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Biography, Airplanes, Autobiography, Aviation, Engineering
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