Lot 57: ANTIQUE Illustrated Early Avaition History Hardcover
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Antique Illustrated Early British Aviation History Hardcover. "History of British Aviation 1908-1914." by R. Dallas Brett. HARDCOVER ND circa 1933 John Hamilton Ltd. (England) 1st edition, 1st printing w/ Forward Dated "1933" & "Author's Preface" dated 1932-33 & no printings on copyright page. First One Volume Edition, preceding the 1934 Two volume edition by the Aviation Book Club. Nice Collectible 1st edition 1st printing hardcover copy. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). "A comprehensive detailed record of the development British aviation from 1908 to the start of the First World War. Each Chapter covers a year in Aviation development beginning with 1908 & finishing with 1914. A classic of early aviation history" Profusely Illustrated with 64 B&W photographs and 16 diagrams, all on plates. Previous owner's scattered erasable pencil notes throughout, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; Expected wear to edges & covers, but all lettering/decorations readable. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEM ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Plus Condition