Title Jump for it! Stories of the caterpillar club
Book Condition Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Evans Brothers Ltd. 1955
Seller ID 17258
Blue cloth boards show light edge wear, small corner bumps. DJ has small tape-repaired tears, chipping to top of DJ spine. Some foxing of page edges ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; A history of the development and use of the parachute in both military and civilian situations. "Gerald Bowman provides an interesting section on the development of the parachute, from the clumsy "balloon-and-basket" contraption of the early pioneers to the scientifically-designed equipment of today."
Aviation World War 2 skydiving Paratroopers World War 1