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Kronfeld on Gliding and Soaring. The Story of Motorless Human Flight


Author/Editor: Robert Kronfeld
Publisher: John Hamilton London
Binding: Hardback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 0.755

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Boots Booklovers Library copy, with their green sticker to front cover. Brown cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 379 pages, with many illustrations from photographs, and illustrative diagrams. Undated, but published in 1932. Translated by J. Manchot; preface by Colonel the Master of Sempill. Presumed first edition. Condition: A battered and bruised copy, although binding is sound and firm. Much rubbing and wear to boards, top of spine strip frayed, missing front free end paper, library label remnants to rear paste down, rear end paper torn, fore-edges soiled and bruised, paper age-toned, staining (a patch about 1 cm by .5 cm) to gutter margin of some later pages, with the source (unidentifiable) still adhering to one of the plates.