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Model airplanes and how to build them.

by Harvey Weiss

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Models -- Juvenile literature,
  • Airplanes -- Models,
  • Models and modelmaking

  • About the Edition

    Instructions for making a variety of model airplanes out of cardboard or wood including simple methods of powering them.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated with photos., plans, and drawings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL770 .W38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination90 p.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5056651M
    ISBN 100690005946
    LC Control Number74019451

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