Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Ltd.





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Folio. 8.25 x 13 inches. 83 pp. advertisements with alphabetical and classified lists + [4] + v + [i] pp + 65 + [1] + 73 + [1] + 248 + 65 + [1] + 4 pp. Sections have separate pagination and half titles. Copy lacks advertisement pages 15-16. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with blind stamped title block on front boards. Extremities worn with split at foot of spine, which is faded; otherwise a very good interior. Two advertisement bookmarks, one attached and one formerly attached. Illustrated throughout by black and white photographs, drawings, including cutaway and three view silhouettes, maps and by tables. Advertisement endpapers. The 1940 edition of the standard reference work on aircraft, first published in 1909. The work, which shows the state of the world's aviation after a year of war, is divided into five sections: two historical, World Air Pow er (Service Aviation) and Progress of Civil Aviation (entries arranged by country) and Aeroplanes and Aero-Engines (both arranged by manufacturer within each country) and Airships. Leonard Bridgman (1877-1980) was an aviation journalist and artist, who edited Jane's from 1941-59. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING.

[Stock No. 25912]

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