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The Legacy of Flight: Images from the Archives of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The camera is some sixty years older than the airplane, but both came of age together; the one there to witness the other. The Legacy of Flight pays tribute to both, capturing instants, ordinary and momentous, that illuminate the history of flight. Witness men struggling to hold down John Steiner's balloon as he prepares for a wild and stormy flight over (and into) Lake Er ...more
Hardcover, 278 pages
Published April 16th 2010 by Bunker Hill Publishing
(first published 2010)
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A book of pictures, mostly black and white, with long "captions". I liked it until I didn't. At page 122 I checked to see how many more pages were left and that's when I knew this book was simply too long for my taste. It is a work of non-fiction, but there wasn't enough info...but it was too long to be a conversational piece one finds on the coffee table.