Ancient Air; Biography of John Stringfellow

By: Penrose, Harald

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This book portrays the hitherto only briefly recorded life of John Stringfellow of Chard ( 1799-1883), the first man in the world to demonstrate that engine-powered winged flight was practicable. The author presents for the first time a detailed account of Stringfellow's historic discoveries and sheds further welcome light on the pioneering days of aviation. there is an inscription on the front end paper, and there is also three marks one on the front paste-down and two on the front end paper.

Title: Ancient Air; Biography of John Stringfellow

Author: Penrose, Harald

Categories: Biography & Autobiography*, Aviation Reference Books*,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: UK, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1988

ISBN: 1853100471

ISBN 13: 9781853100475

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾

Sellers ID: 04889

Keywords: Aviation History, John Stringfellow, Biography.,