1st ed., 1970. 223 pp., profusely illustrated with a wealth of cold., + b&w photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 24 x 18cm. FINE. From man's first successful ascent in a hot-air balloon to his first steps on the moon, this book sets out to portray the men and their craft in the context of contemporary knowledge and scientific achievement both in their pursuit of sport and competition and in their engagement at war. Published by the originators of the world best-selling Guinness Book of Records, Air Facts and Feats seeks to perpetuate the names of those truly great men of all nations who by their extraordinary application have provided mankind with a fundamental mode of transport and communication.