Item Detail

Item Number 8435
Title Henley's Abc Of Gliding And Sailflying
Author Page, Victor W. (Editor)
Condition VG/NONE
Publisher the Norman W. Henley Publishing Co.
Place Published New York
Date Published 1930
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Bound in blue cloth with black lettering on the front & spine, the book is remarkably tight and clean. The binding is rubbed on the spine and there is some wear at the spine ends and corners. The previous owner's gift inscription is written on the half-title page. If there was a front endpage it is missing. There are no other markings anywhere in the book. A brief history of gliding and soaring with motorless airplanes. Also, German and American gliders and soaring planes are described and illustrated. An interesting book for anyone interested in flying. Instructions and working drawings are included for building a modern training type glider of the day. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4" x 6 1/4"; 294 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) Victor W. Page,Non-fiction,Flying,Gliders,How to Books,History,Travel
Category(ies) Crafts How-To Collecting,History Travel Exploration Places
Price $76.50