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Triumph at Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers and Powered Flight by  Thomas C Parramore - Paperback - 1st Edition - 1993 - from Elk Creek Heritage Books (SKU: M001062)

Triumph at Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers and Powered Flight

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Triumph at Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers and Powered Flight

by Parramore, Thomas C

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University of North Carolina Press, 1993. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st Printing First Edition per same date on Title Page and Copyright page. No other printings noted. Softcover in very good condition with glossy pictorial wraps showing only ghost of shelf wear. Interior text block clean & tight; no writing, no markings noted. Black & white photographs throughout. * From a caption under photos of Orville and Wilbur Wright, ""Orville and Wilbur Wright, Dayton bicycle makers, first became intrigued with the possibility of powered flight in 1899. By 1900 they were searching for an appropriate place to conduct tests of 'scientific kite flying.' The Outer Banks of North Carolina proved to be a hospitable site."" This is their story.


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Triumph at Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers and Powered Flight
Parramore, Thomas C
Soft cover
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1st Edition
University of North Carolina Press
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Biography. Orville Wright - 1871-1948, Wilbur Wright - 1967-1912, Aeronautics - North Carolina - Kitty Hawk - History
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History; Travel; Biography & Memoirs;

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Our bookselling business began in 2002 with both online selling and an open shop on Main Street in a small upstate New York town. With a move to New Jersey we continued as an online only business and maintain a current growing inventory of over 10,000 books which are in the process of being listed. New items are listed every week.We strive to provide "General Good Reading" to avid bibliophiles. While our main specialties are Religion, History, and Biography, we also carry books on many other subjects, in addition to our collection of rare and antiquarian books.


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