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No Longer An Island. Britain & the Wright Brothers 1902-1909., GOLLIN, ALFRED:

Author Name    GOLLIN, ALFRED:

Title   No Longer An Island. Britain & the Wright Brothers 1902-1909.

Publisher    London: Heinemann.. 1984 1st edition.

Seller ID   62114

Tall 8vo. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 478pp. This massive work of research presents new information and a new analysis of the way in which the British people reacted to the first appearance of machines that could fly successfully in the air. Fear of an air attack of the British Isles occupied the minds of contemporaries from the beginning of the twentieth century. This account is based upon official British documents preserved in London and unpublished materials preserved in Washington's Library of Congress. This is a monumental book of air history.

AVIATION ALFRED GOLLIN, No Longer An Island, Britain, Wright Brothers, 1902-1909, research, Fear, air attack, air history, dustwrapper first edition

Price = 5.00 GBP


A Game of Patience., KING, FRANCIS:
A Game of Patience.

The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin., POWYS, LLEWELYN:
The Wordsworths in Dorset. Introduction by Malcolm Elwin.

Richard’s Things., RAPHAEL, FREDERIC:
Richard’s Things.

Man on a Short Leash., JACKS, OLIVER:
Man on a Short Leash.

Tolstoy Remembered. By His Son., TOLSTOY, SERGEI:
Tolstoy Remembered. By His Son.

Love, War and Fancy. The Customs and Manners of the East from writings on the Arabian Nights.  Edited and Introduced by Kenneth Walker., BURTON, SIR RICHARD:
Love, War and Fancy. The Customs and Manners of the East from writings on the Arabian Nights. Edited and Introduced by Kenneth Walker.

On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition., PRIOR, R.C.A.:
On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition.

A Jacobite Exile. Being the Adventures of a Young Englishman in The Service of Charles XII of Sweden. With eight illustrations by Paul Hardy and a Map of Central Europe., HENTY, G.A.:
A Jacobite Exile. Being the Adventures of a Young Englishman in The Service of Charles XII of Sweden. With eight illustrations by Paul Hardy and a Map of Central Europe.

 


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