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1 Burchard, Peter Balloons : from Paper Bags to Skyhooks
New York, NY the Macmillan Company 1960 Hard Cover Very Good Fair-good 
48 pp, Book presents a history of ballooning, f/the smoke-filled bags constructed by the Montgolfier brothers to the giant Skyhook balloons that are sued for high- altitude research. He had the help of several balloonists: Jean Piccard, Charles Moore, Joe Kittinger and others. dj price-clipped w/chipping along edges. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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2 Bulla, Clyde Robert, Illustrated by Burchard, Peter PIRATE'S PROMISE
New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1958 
HB. Very Good-/No Jacket. WRCBC. Ex-Library. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 87 pp, blu-tan papercovered boards w/wht lettering on spine, w/color illustrated front & spine, worn at corners, prev owner's stamp on ffep & rfep, prev owner wrote name on ffep, remnants of card holder on FPD. A weekly Reader Children's Book Club book. The story is set in London in the year 1716, when Big John Ludd comes home from the sea. His wife's brother has died and left two children. Big John sells Tom to a ship's captain. On the voyage the ship is captured by pirates & Tom sails with the pirates. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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3 Burchard, Peter The River Queen
New York, NY The Macmillan Company 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair 
40 pp, Story about race between riverboats and captain's young son steers the riverboat. prev owner wrote on the half title page, dj half of back missing, dj front flap price-clipped. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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