BACON, Gertrude (1874-1949) BACON, Gertrude (1874-1949)

BALLOONS, AIRSHIPS AND FLYING MACHINES

London : T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905 First Edition. Original printed cloth boards with imprint of an early flying machine to the front board and black and white lettering on the front and spine. 124 pp. Frontispiece plus 16 illustrations in the text. Short, repaired nick to fore-edge of the...

London : T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905 First Edition. Original printed cloth boards with imprint of an early flying machine to the front board and black and white lettering on the front and spine. 124 pp. Frontispiece plus 16 illustrations in the text. Short, repaired nick to fore-edge of the...

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London : T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905 First Edition. Original printed cloth boards with imprint of an early flying machine to the front board and black and white lettering on the front and spine. 124 pp. Frontispiece plus 16 illustrations in the text. Short, repaired nick to fore-edge of the content page, and former owner’s name written on the front endpaper. An about Fine copy of an uncommon title, with just four copies noted by COPAC and two copies offered for sale since 1920 (one by Maggs in 1920, the other by Francis Edwards in 1954) One ofthe first books to discuss aerial flight by aeroplane. Gertrude Bacon was an aeronautical pioneer who through her writings popularised all forms of flying. She is credited as being the first Englishwoman to fly in an aeroplane in 1909.

London : T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905 First Edition. Original printed cloth boards with imprint of an early flying machine to the front board and black and white lettering on the front and spine. 124 pp. Frontispiece plus 16 illustrations in the text. Short, repaired nick to fore-edge of the content page, and former owner’s name written on the front endpaper. An about Fine copy of an uncommon title, with just four copies noted by COPAC and two copies offered for sale since 1920 (one by Maggs in 1920, the other by Francis Edwards in 1954) One ofthe first books to discuss aerial flight by aeroplane. Gertrude Bacon was an aeronautical pioneer who through her writings popularised all forms of flying. She is credited as being the first Englishwoman to fly in an aeroplane in 1909.

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