Early Unpublished Aviation Tutorial, Cours Fait En 1919 Aux Officiers et Sous-Officiers De L'Armee Americaine en France, by Professor Lucien Marchis, 313 pages with three supplementary fold-out blueprints, two group photos of aviators and a 16-page lecture by Colonel Durand of the French War Office, 4to (8" x 11"), blue cloth and calf boards, tooled gilt title on cover, gilt on compartmentalized spine, blue marble endpapers, inscribed "A Monseiur Laharoff, Hommage respect (ier) de l'auter, L. Marchis, Professeur a la Sorbonne." Ex. Libris: Imperial College Union Library. Some chipping and wear to extremities on cover, minor loss to front free endpaper , otherwise internally fine with tight binding. Very good condition. This is an exceptional overview of military flight as it existed during the immediate aftermath of WWI.

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