The Aeroplane Speaks

BARBER, H. The Aeroplane Speaks.

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BARBER, H. The Aeroplane Speaks. McBride, Nast & Co, Ltd. 1917.

8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to front; pp. [iv, ads] + viii + 156 (including ads at rear), 36 plates showing different types of aeroplanes, text illustrations; edge roughly cut at p. 143, extremities a little bumnped, very good.
Third edition. First published the previous year, which suggests the public iinterest in aviation during the early days of wartime flying. This is a fascinating and comprehensve guide to aeroplanes, their principles, operation and maintenance, by a captain in the Royal Flying Corps.