The Mechanics of the Aeroplane: A Study of the Principles of Flight

London: Longmans, Green, 1917. Hard Cover. Maroon cloth with spine lettering gilt; 230 pps. with translator's preface. New impression. Highly regarded early work on powered flight, translated from the French. Duchene was a French military officer and scientist and this work was awarded the Monthyon Prize by the Academy of Sciences in 1911. A tight copy, spine lettering somewhat dulled, foxing to the endpapers. Item #E1335

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