A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF BOOKS AND ENGRAVINGS ILLUSTRATING THE EVOLUTION OF THE AIRSHIP AND THE AEROPLANE.
Facsimile edition of Bibliotheca Aeronautica first published in London in 1920. Catalogue no. 387 from Maggs Brothers described a collection of 1494 books, pamphlets and engravings on early aeronautics. Designed to trace the evolution of aviation from the early times to the close of the First World War, each entry contains a full description, price, cross references with the standard bibliographies of the day and short but useful annotations. With thirty-five black-and-white illustrations throughout.
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LINCOLN'S ELLSWORTH LETTER
by Meserve, Frederick Hill
Limited to 250 copies. Printed by the Quill Club New York on the occasion of its 1916 Lincoln meeting. Forward by Meserve. With two photos, one of Lincoln and one of Ellsworth, printed from the original negatives. Three page facsimile of the letter of condolence from Lincoln to the parents of Ellsworth. Chipping with minor paper loss to head and tail of spine. Some rubbing to covers at corners. Slight cracking of inside hinges. Offsetting to title page from one of the photos.