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The Aeroplane an Historical Survey

By: Gibbs-Smith, Charles H

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002855

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Published by the Science Museum. The Aeroplane. An historical survey of its origins and development. The origins and development of the aeroplane. This book is divided into two main parts. the narrative Historical Survey, and the Commentary, separate by an Interlude of memorable quotations on flight and fliers. Includes special sections on Leonardo da Vinci, Sir Heorge Cayley, the Wright brothers, the first practical aeroplanes, the various claims to first flights, and the development of aircr... View more info