John Joseph Montgomery 1858-1911; Father of Basic Flying

By: John Joseph Montgomery 1858-1911; Father of Basic Flying

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1st ed., 8vo, brown cloth; xx, 241 pp. photo illustrated w/ appendices on aircraft design, etc., bibliograph. Montgomery performed the first controlled, heavier-than-air flights in the United States in 1883 - nearly 20 years before the Wright Brothers. A fine copy in good+ dustjacket. Inscribed on FEP by the author to Ruth Ann Newport, County Historian, Tuolumne County CA. The d/w is somewhat yellowed with several nicks along edges and corners, some minor spotting

Title: John Joseph Montgomery 1858-1911; Father of Basic Flying

Author Name: John Joseph Montgomery 1858-1911; Father of Basic Flying

Categories: Aviation, Flying, Biography & Memoirs, History,

Edition: 1st ed.

Publisher: Santa Clara, University of Santa Clara: 1967

Item: 1.00 lbs

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