Handbook of National Aircraft Collection - 1932

SKU: 21-B-49

 Garber, Paul Edward.  Handbook of the National Aircraft Collection, Exhibited in the National Museum Under the Direction of the Smithsonian Institution.  Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1932.  32pp, illus, 6x9.25", wrps.  Nice history of early flight with emphasis on Langley, the Wrights, Lindbergh, Curtiss, WWI, the NC-4, etc.  About fair with a corner fold and light soiling.  Paul Garber was the "Dean" of the National Air and Space Museum as we see it today; a very important figure in U.S. aviation history; I had the pleasure of meeting him briefly at NASM in the 1970's; I was in awe!

Price: $25.00