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												Flying Dutchman; The Life of Anthony Fokker by  Bruce  Anthony H.G. & GOULD
	 - Special Edition
			 - 1931
		 - from Rare Aviation Books Pty Ltd (SKU: 50)

Flying Dutchman; The Life of Anthony Fokker

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Flying Dutchman; The Life of Anthony Fokker

by FOKKER, Anthony H.G. & GOULD, Bruce

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1931. Special Edition. Octavo, [iix], 282 pp., 15 photo plates; mild rubbing to spine and leather corners, gilt imprint on cloth in good condition, ex libris glued to marbled front endpaper, some foxing to preliminary leaves, leaves uncut, fine copy in 3/4 red leather and red cloth.
Number 42 in limited edition of 215 copies. States that "Of these, none are for sale". Supposed to have been signed by the author, but signature not present. Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker was a Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer. He is famous for the fighter aircraft he produced in Germany during the First World War. The treaty of Versailles forbade Germany to produce airplanes and Fokker moved his aircraft business to the Netherlands. There his company produced aircraft including the highly successful Fokker Trimotor passenger aircraft. Later biographers suggest he was charismatic but unscrupulous in business.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
Flying Dutchman; The Life of Anthony Fokker
Author
FOKKER, Anthony H.G. & GOULD, Bruce
Book condition
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Edition
Special Edition
Publisher
Henry Holt and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1931

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