Blue Ribbon of the Air: The Gorden Bennett Races by Henry Serrano Villard

By: Henry Serrano Villard

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Hardcover, in Very Good Condition, moderate shelf wear/rubbing to Dust Jacket-now in A Brand New Mylar cover...No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...Fascinating story of the most prestigious early aviation contest "The Gordon Bennett Race"-launched in 1909, captured twice by the united states and once by England, the coveted trophy came into the permanent possession of France after three successive wins by that nation...In the eleven years of its existence, the victor's speed had risen from 47.65 to 168.5 miles per hour...ISBN-0874749425...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-14

Title: Blue Ribbon of the Air: The Gorden Bennett Races by Henry Serrano Villard

Author Name: Henry Serrano Villard

Categories: Air Sports,

Publisher: Smithsonian: 1987-12-17

ISBN Number: 0874749425

ISBN Number 13: 9780874749427

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 13-HCUJ-GG0Z

Keywords: Aviation,|Aviation History, Racing