octavo, (x), 227pp. A book written for the boys of the world to know and learn what their pilot fathers accomplished from the priciples of flight, building the airplane, learning to fly, navigating the air, some early history, helicopter school, the story of Wilber and Orville Wright, and the history of aviation. With a chapter on model airplanes by E. W. Twining. With numerous black and white photograpic reproductions and diagrams. Top edge of text block lightly foxed, very minor flaking to pictorial stamping on cloth, else a fine, clean copy. green cloth with pictorial cover. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Boys' Book of Aeroplanes.
Éditeur : (1913) Frederick A. Stokes Company,
Edition : First American Edition.
Description du livre 1912, 1912. State of aviation described just pre WW1. 227pp. 60 photo illus. 14x21c. neat name and date on front e.p. sl.rbd & faded cover, gen.ex.cond. N° de réf. du libraire 17.5.FN369
Description du livre Grant Richards, 1912. First edition in original boards. Neat owner's 1912 presentation inscription on ffep. Boards particularly clean and bright with a bit of sunning of the background colour at the spine. A firm copy with a few spots to the prelims and cut edges, contents in nice condition. VG+. N° de réf. du libraire 16570
Description du livre Grant Richards, London, 1912. Hard Cover. État : Good. ix-x; 227pp; frontis; b/w plates all present; no d/j, green pictorial boards with a little rubbing to extremities. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de réf. du libraire 032125
Description du livre Grant Richards, London, 1912. First edition. A little light scattered foxing; binding tight; spine faded & yellowed, with bumping & wear at head & foot, & stain on front joint. With a chapter on model aeroplanes by E.W. Twining Used - Good. Good hardback in pictorial green cloth. N° de réf. du libraire BOOKS184115I