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Aerial Navigation, Cassier's Magazine

By Octave Chanute

1901

[The Cassier Magazine Company] : [London]

9.5" by 6.5"

111-124pp, unpaginated

 

 

 

DETAILS

A nicely rebound extract of Octave Chanute's article on aerial navigation that was originally published in 'Cassier's Magazine' in 1901.

Illustrated with in-text illustrations throughout. With many blanks bound in to the rear. An extract from Volume XX, the May-October, 1901 issue of 'Cassier's Magazine' The extract is of the article titled 'Aerial Navigation', and was written by Octave Chanute. The article discusses engineering in balloons and flying machines, looking in-depth at the fantastic engineering feats and developments used in aeronautics. This was written at the turn of the century, just a couple of years before the first successful flight of an aeroplane by the Wright brothers in 1903. This work is part of the development of aeronautical engineering in the lead up to the revolutionary 1903 flight. Written by Octave Chanute, an engineer and pioneer in aviation engineering. Chanute was in correspondence with the Wright brothers from 1900, and gave them advice in their monumental work. 'Cassier's Magazine' was an engineering magazine that was published from 1891 to 1913. From the library of the Irish international hot air balloonist Wilf Woollett. Collated, this extract is complete. An interesting article on aerial navigation, written by an applauded engineer.

CONDITION

Rebound in a half morocco binding with cloth to the boards. Externally, smart, with a couple of marks to the front board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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