BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AERONAUTICS, 1909-1916. Paul Brockett.


[Volume II, facsimile edition]. Pp. viii+1494(last blank); Martino Fine Books,Mansfield Centre, CT, n.d.[c. 1999]. *Originally printed by the Government Printing Office for the Smithsonian Institution, in 1921. 'This work covers the literature published from July 1, 1909, to December 31, 1916, and continues the work of the Smithsonian Institution issued as Volume 55 of the Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections [also compiled by Brockett], which covered the material published prior to June 30, 1909. Aeronautics was passing through a transition period from 1909 to 1916, and these years were important, as aircraft of the heavier-than-air types were just emerging from obscurity and ridicule in 1909.' [Introduction]. Item #068422

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