Picture History of Early Aviation, 1903-1913
Excellent pictorial history lavishly chronicles exciting saga of first fliers and their machines. Carefully researched text and over 250 photographs introduce such early pioneers of flight as Otto Lilienthal, Samuel Langley, Octave Chanute, Louis Bleriot, the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and many others.
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