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The Big Book of Aeroplanes.

Title   The Big Book of Aeroplanes.

Publisher    London. Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton. 1910

Seller ID   71693

Size 8.0 x 10.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with nouveau border to pasted on colour plate and white lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly bumped at ends. Corners slightly rubbed. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1916. One page has child’s attempt at colouring and labelling an illustraion. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. Unpaginated. With 12 colour plates, one double page. With b/w illustrations in text. Illustrations by H.C.Earnshaw. This is an exceptional bit of aviation history. Written for children as a dialogue between two boys and their pioneer aviator Uncle Bob. The colour plates (12 colour plates at 8 by 10inches including double of a air show) by Earnshaw of ancient, pre WWI, biplanes and monoplanes and dirigibles are exceptional and historic.

AVIATION Big Book, Aeroplanes, aviation history, pioneer aviator, Uncle Bob, colour plates, air show, H.C.Earnshaw, biplanes and monoplanes, dirigibles, Gnome rotary, 1910,

Price = 32.00 GBP


The Plays of Beumont and Fletcher [selected]. With an introduction by J.S.Fletcher., FLETCHER, J.S.:
The Plays of Beumont and Fletcher [selected]. With an introduction by J.S.Fletcher.

Egyptian Art. Studies. Translated by Elizabeth Lee. With 107 Illustrations., MASPERO, Sir Gaston;
Egyptian Art. Studies. Translated by Elizabeth Lee. With 107 Illustrations.

Miscellaneous Travels of J. W. Goethe. Comprising Letter from Switzerland; The Campaign in France, 1792; The Seige of Mainz; And A Tour on The Rhine, Maine, and Neckar, 1814-15., SCHMITZ, L. Dora (ed);
Miscellaneous Travels of J. W. Goethe. Comprising Letter from Switzerland; The Campaign in France, 1792; The Seige of Mainz; And A Tour on The Rhine, Maine, and Neckar, 1814-15.

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Volume 137 (2007)., VARIOUS:
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Volume 137 (2007).

A History of "Royal Blue" Express Services., ANDERSON, R.C. / FRANKIS, G.G.A.:
A History of "Royal Blue" Express Services.

A Geographical Handbook of the Dorset Flora. Includes a chapter on The Soils of Dorset. By K.L. Robinson. With frontispiece and 42 maps., GOOD, RONALD:
A Geographical Handbook of the Dorset Flora. Includes a chapter on The Soils of Dorset. By K.L. Robinson. With frontispiece and 42 maps.

Nature’s Byepaths. A Series of Recreative Papers in Natural History., TAYLOR, J. E.;
Nature’s Byepaths. A Series of Recreative Papers in Natural History.

British Water-Colour Art 1804-1904. In the first year of the reign of King Edward the Seventh, and during the century covered by the life of the Royal Society of Painters in water colours. Illustrated by the collection of drawings dedicated to their MJajesties the King and Queen at their Coronation., HUISH, MARCUS B.:
British Water-Colour Art 1804-1904. In the first year of the reign of King Edward the Seventh, and during the century covered by the life of the Royal Society of Painters in water colours. Illustrated by the collection of drawings dedicated to their MJajesties the King and Queen at their Coronation.

 


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