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THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR

THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR

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THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR: Aeronautics, Aviation, History, Theory, Practice

by Berget, Alphonse

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Octavo (9 x 6 1/4 inches) London: William Heinemann, 1909. First English Edition. Cloth over boards. 295 pages illustrated with half-tone photographs, black and white drawings, diagrams, and maps, original cloth binding with an early monoplane embossed in gold on the front cover, good condition (minor shelf wear to edges and corners, rubber stamp of "The Hampshire Aeroplane Club" at top of front flyleaf), contents intact and clean.

Part I "Dirigible Balloons" includes chapters on principles, resistance of the air, the wind, construction, and history.

Part II covers principles of aviation and their application, aeroplane construction, description of some aeroplanes, early days of aviation, and the future of aerial navigation.

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Bookseller
Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
674
Title
THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR
Author
Berget, Alphonse
Format/Binding
Cloth over boards
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First English Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Heinemann
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1909
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Old and Rare; Aviation; Antiquarian;

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About Caravan Book Store

For more than 65 years, we have specialized in rare and out of print books on the Western experience, satisfying a vast and varied clientele. Our focus is on early California and Los Angeles, represented by books, ephemera, paintings, and prints. Fine press, printing history, literature, gastronomy, aviation, railroads, and voyages are also available. Our store opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1954, and is now closed; but we are still available by phone, regular mail, and email. We issue occasional catalogs online.

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