Board of Education Science Museum HENSON AND STRINGFELLOW Their work in aeronautics The history of a stage in the development of mechanical flight 1840 - 1868.
London.Her Majesty's Stationary Office. 1931. 115pp. Colour frontispiece, plus 24 black & white plates, 4 figures, and 6 foldout drawings to rear. Original publisher's cloth gilt. 25 x 15cms. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed to front free endpaper; "Presented to Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Courtney K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O. by the Mayor of Chard (Councillor H. Bishop) on the occasion of the opening of Chard & District Wings for Victory Week 1st May 1943". Loosely inserted programme for Wings for Victory Week. Very slight occasional spotting throughout, else a very good, bright copy.