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Glenn Curtiss; Pioneer of Flight

By: Hatch, Alden

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Julian Mesner Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 16879KA

Condition: Very Good


Book itself has pristine gray boards and is tightly bound with no names or writing. Minor toning to side page edges only fault. Jacket has not been clipped and shows only light wear. Most handsome in brand new mylar. Tells the story of a man who was not only an early pilot, but a self-taught aeronautical engineer and self-made industrialist. He designed and built the first plane to take off from the water, the first to land and take off from a naval vessel, and the first to cross the Atlantic. And to think he started off as a bicycle maker! Book is illustrated with great black and white photo... View more info