Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft 1942.
Sampson Low, Marston and Company, Ltd.
Folio. 8.5 x 13 inches. 144 pp. advertisements, including publisher's titles, with alphabetical and classified lists +  + vi pp + 106 + 58 + 231 + 68 pp. Sections have separate pagination and half titles. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with blind stamped title block on front boards. Extremities worn, spine faded, first free endpaper creased and a few edge tears in lower margins; otherwise a very good interior. Illustrated throughout by black and white photographs, national markings, three view drawings and by tables. Advertisement endpapers. The 1942 edition of the standard reference work on aircraft, first published in 1909. The work, which shows the state of the world's aviation after several years of war, is divided into four sections: two historical, World Air Power (Service Aviation) and Civil Aviation (entries arranged by country) and Aeroplanes and Aero-Engines (both arranged by manufacturer within each country). 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.
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