The Wonder Book of the Air
Chicago: The John C. Winston Company, 1936. First Edition. Large Hardcover. Good / No Jacket. Item #2310371
First edition. Gilt rubbed, front hinge broken, ink name on front free endpaper, smudges on front endpapers.
xi, 339 pp. CONTENTS: An Air Trip Across America; South America; Around the World; A World in Quest of Wings; Man Flies; Why an Airplane Flies; Early Flights; The Golden Age of Flying; Airships; The Air Explorers; The Heart of the Airplane; In the Pilot's Cabin; Motorless Flight; Women in Aviation; Military Aviation; The Plane in Peace; The Air Mail; The Marvels of Aircraft Radio; Flying Phraseology and Sky Slang; The Future; Chronology of Famous Events in the Story of Flight.