Title: The Aeroplane Speaks.
Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Co.,, New York:
Edition: Third Printing.
octavo, (154)pp., (40pp. unpaginated). The author presents a practical look at the technical aspects of flying an airplane. The Prologue's text is of the elementary principles of an airplane "speaking." Technical chapters include flight, stability and control, rigging, propelllers, and maintenance. With 40 full pages of "Types of Aeroplanes" and 89 sketches and diagrams. Binding worn at top and bottom of spine and corners. Inscribe on front endpaper: "Sam G. Clark 492 Squadron 41". Original printed announcement for this book laid in. green cloth with gilt stamping on front cover and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 24766
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