Dust wrapper lightly rubbed at edges, a little chipped in one or two places, owners signature, a lovely clean tight copy. ; 8vo; 277. pages. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: SIR GEORGE CAYLEY - THE INVENTOR OF THE ...
Publisher: Max Parrish
Publication Date: 1961
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description New York: Horizon Press, 1962., 1962. Ex-high school library copy. American first edition (per publisher's statement upon copyright page). xxii, 277 pages. Hardcover: H 22.25cm x L 14.25cm. Predominately white dust jacket mildly soiled, a few nicks at edges, color fading to spine panel with library shelf sticker affixed near heel, front flap adhered to front pastedown along a slender vertical band of its terminal edge, bottom corner of front flap is price-clipped. Black boards, tearing and wear at spine head, spine's gilt lettering remains bright. Strong toning to edges affecting interior leaves at margins; library stamps on all three text block edges as well. High school library bookplate affixed to mildly rippled front free endpaper; library stamp at bottom margins of title page and page xv; library pencil and ink markings on copyright page; some rippling and soiling to rear free endpaper with peeling to verso from removal of library pocket and date due sheet; no other library markings readily apparent upon a quick perusal. Binding shows some stress between frontispiece and title page but otherwise firm. Uncommon biography of British engineer Sir George Cayley, 6th Baronet of Brompton (1773-1857) who is generally regarded as "the father of aerodynamics" and, in essence, the inventor of the airplane. Bookseller Inventory # INV-6155
Book Description Horizon, New York, 1962. Book Condition: Fair. [1st American ed.]. N/A. 1962 [1st American ed.] illus. . 277 p. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP79745453
Book Description Max Parrish and Co. Ltd 1961, 1961. First edition Hardcover super octavo (VG+) lacks d/w ; all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples.Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost. Bookseller Inventory # xxewd62322
Book Description PARRISH. 1961 1ST X/RAF LIB O/W VG/VG. Bookseller Inventory # 62617
Book Description Max Parrish, 1961. Book Condition: Good. Boards have some wear. Content has light toning. DJ is complete with light edge wear. Inscription from a Mary Pritchard to ffep (possbly a relative of the Author). Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9991503342
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. Max Parrish, 1961. xxii-277 pp., illustrated. Hard cover, dust jacket, endpapers faded. Very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 34923
Book Description Max Parrish, 1961. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Re-bound by library. Bookseller Inventory # 5189859
Book Description Max Parrish, London, 1961. Hardcover with Dustjacket. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. 277 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges Owners name on front loose endpaper. Illustrated. The biography of the inventor of the aeroplane which occurred between 1799 and 1810 8vo. Unclipped Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 05077
Book Description London: Maxfield Parrish 1961, 1961. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First edition in hardcover with dust jacket. 277 pp. Drawings, plates, references, index. Hint of a bump to two corners, two tiny dents to bottom edge of text block (pin head sized). Jacket has some very minor edgewear. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 27225
Book Description 1961. Pritchard, J. Laurence. SIR GEORGE CAYLEY, the Inventor of the Aeroplane. London: Max Parrish, (1961). 277p., paper boards, illus., vg in dj. Cayley (1773-1857) was called "unquestionably, the father of heavier-than- air flight" by W.H. Longyard in his "Who's Who in Aviation History.". Bookseller Inventory # 58226