WORLD SPEED RECORD AIRCRAFT: THE FASTEST PISTON-ENGINED LANDPLANES SINCE 1903
Published by Putnam. 1st thus. 1990
Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. Beginning with Wright biplanes and Bleriots, the development of propeller-driven aircraft in terms of speed from 1903 to present day speeds of over 800km/h. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 241 pages including index.
Stock no. 2138478