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 This account is based upon official British documents preserved in London and unpublished materials preserved in Washington's Library of Congress.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