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History by Contract: The Beginning of Motorized Aviation, August 14, 1901 : Gustave Whitehead, Fairfield, Conn

O'Dwyer, William J and Randolph. Stella

ISBN 10: 3922175007 / ISBN 13: 9783922175001
Published by Fritz Majer & Sohn, Publisher, West Germany, 1978
Condition: VG Hardcover
From K. L. Givens Books (Bella Vista, AR, U.S.A.)

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Hardback book bound in turquoise cloth-covered boards with white decoration on the front and white title on the spine. Only defect to note on the book is damp stain on lower back cover (does not appear on book pages); clean, tight and unmarked interior. The dust jacket has light edge wear. This is #1341 of a Limited First Edition. Book reports that history shows that Gustave Whitehead predated the aerial ventures of the Wright Brothers and thus was first to fly. Numerous black and white photos of early aircraft and pilots. 344 pages including the General Index for Documents. Bookseller Inventory # 013144

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Title: History by Contract: The Beginning of ...

Publisher: Fritz Majer & Sohn, Publisher, West Germany

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition:VG

Dust Jacket Condition: VG

Edition: Limited First Edition

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