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Title: Achievements Land Sea Air A Century of Conquest
Description: United Kingdom, Bloomsbury Publishing. 1998, First Edition. (ISBN: 0747537712). Hard Cover, 208 Pages. A celebration of mankind's quest for supremacy on the land, at sea and in the air. Published in association with Castrol to mark the comapny's centenary in 1999. This book is a unique record of the development of the cars, planes, boats, trains and spacecraft that play a crucial role in the modern world. It is also a tribute to the drivers and pilots, and celebrates the Castrol company. From the first Paris-Bordeaux road race in 1895 to the latest attempt on the land speed record; from Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered flight in 1903 to Neil Armstrong's moonwalk in 1969 and the Mir space station; from the Blue Riband transatlantic liners to the first solo, non-stop circumnavigation of the world, and from steam locomotives to Bullet trains, this book covers all aspects of achievements in the past century. It contains over 400 photographs, contemporary posters, trophies and souvenirs. Very good condition. Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: Graves, Achievements Land Sea & Air: A Century of Conquest, 0747537712, Graves, Marque Auto Autos Automobile Automobiles Automotive Car Cars History Motor Motors Motoring Motorcar Motor Car Road Transport Transportation Vehicles 0747537712

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Pooks Motor Books
- Book number: 009656



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