WorldCat Identities

Coombs, Charles Ira 1914-1994

Overview
Works: 103 works in 214 publications in 3 languages and 12,710 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL685.1, 796.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles Ira Coombs
 
Most widely held works by Charles Ira Coombs
Ultralights : the flying featherweights by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to a new, small, engine-powered, recreational aircraft and the sport, ultralighting, which it has generated
BMX, a guide to bicycle motocross by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to bicycle motocross with details on choosing and repairing BMX bikes, trick riding, and successful racing strategies
Gold and other precious metals by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the desirable properties and uses of gold, silver, and platinum; describes the nineteenth-century gold rush; discusses techniques of mining and refining gold; and presents an amateur's guide for gold prospecting
All-terrain bicycling by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces all-terrain biking, describing the selection and parts of the specialized bike, clothing and equipment of the rider, safety tip0 for riding in heavily trafficked and off-road areas and competitive racing
Be a winner in soccer by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the techniques and player positions of soccer, a game demanding skill and endurance
Pipeline across Alaska by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, construction, and economic and environmental impact of the 800-mile Alaska pipeline
Motorcycling by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how motorcycles work, how to care for them, and the principles of riding. Also suggests activities and events, such as racing, for motorcycle enthusiasts
Hot-air ballooning by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of hot-air ballooning and describes the equipment, training, and techniques of the successful aeronaut
Coal in the energy crisis by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This discussion of coal highlights the changing technology of underground and surface mining, the controversial issue of land reclamation, and the importance of this fossil fuel's many by-products
Be a winner in ice hockey by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the fundamental techniques of the fastest team sport in the world
Be a winner in tennis by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history, equipment, rules, and skills of tennis
Be a winner in football by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the game of football and gives instructions on improving playing techniques
Deep-sea world; the story of oceanography by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of man's exploration of the ocean depths with scuba equipment and large submersibles. Includes information on the ocean itself and the resources it can yield
Be a winner in baseball by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a brief history of baseball and instructs in improving the basic skills needed to play the game; sliding into base, fielding ground balls, making judgments, and many others
Drag racing by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines drag racing, briefly traces its history, and describes the cars, the drag strip, the pits, the drivers, and the race
Tankers : giants of the sea by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use of tankers as oil-carrying vehicles, their construction, and life aboard them
Project Apollo : mission to the moon by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the proposed first manned moon flight from lift-off to return landing. Grades 4-6
Rockets, missiles, and moons by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bicycling by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the selection and care of bicycles, the rules of cycling, and the phenomenal growth of the sport
Skyhooks : the story of helicopters by Charles Ira Coombs( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the versatile helicopter: its development, principles of flight, and uses as air taxi, rescue vehicle, traffic control center, crop duster, skyhook and in industry or war
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.11 for Ultralight ... to 0.35 for Charles (I ...)

Alternative Names
Coombs, Charles.

Coombs, Charles 1914-

Coombs, Charles 1914-1994

Coombs, Charles I.

Coombs, Charles I. 1914-

Coombs, Charles I. 1914-1994

Coombs, Charles I. (Charles Ira), 1914-

Coombs, Charles I. (Charles Ira), 1914-1994

Coombs, Chic.

Coombs, Chic 1914-1994

Coombs, Chick.

Coombs, Chick 1914-

Coombs, Chick 1914-1994

Languages
English (49)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)