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    Miller's Magnificent World in the Air,
    Signed by Him and Seven Aviation Pioneers

    [Aviation]. Francis Trevelyan Miller. The World in the Air. The Story of Flying in Pictures. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First edition, Pioneers edition, one of 500 sets signed by Miller, the publisher, and seven aviation pioneers, including Louis Bleriot, A. Whitten Brown, E. Herbert Scott, Glenn Curtiss, Dr. Claude Dornier, Dr. Hugo Eckener, and Henri Farman. Two quarto volumes. Approximately 11.25 x 8 inches. Profusely illustrated. Publisher's half parchment over brown handmade paper boards, black gilt morocco lettering labels, matching brown handmade paper endleaves. Some pages uncut. Minor rubbing and very light thumbsoiling to bindings, spines a bit concave. Still, a bright, fine set.


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    November, 2015
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