Monoplanes and Biplanes Their Design, Construction and Operation

By: Loening, Grover Cleveland

Price: $70.00

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Hardcover, First Edition 1911, Munn & Company, Inc. 331 pages. Good, No Dust Jacket- As Issued. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles. Front cover illustrated with pastedown photo of a biplane flying over grazing sheep. Moderate shelf/edge wear with some soiling and fading of cloth - corners show wear. Front cover has small tear in cloth just below the pastedown. Previous owner?s notations on FFEP - otherwise all pages are clean and unmarked. Some soiling to the edges of the text block. Taught to fly by Orville Wright, Grover C. Loening held the first aeronautical degree from an American university (Columbia in 1910). He wrote the standard textbook on military aircraft used by the Allies in World War I and was a key figure in developing the use of helicopters in warfare. Among other honors, he was awarded the Guggenheim Medal in 1960 for a lifetime devoted to the development of aeronautics in the US. Very scarce. LOC FB-3

Title: Monoplanes and Biplanes Their Design, Construction and Operation

Author Name: Loening, Grover Cleveland

Categories: Aviation, History, Engineering,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Munn & Co: 1911-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+

Jacket Condition: no jacket - as issued

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 180809008