Alexander, 1902, The conquest of the air; the romance of aerial navigation

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Mostly history, with emphasis on recent achievements in dirigibles and some other airships.

Original title The conquest of the air; the romance of aerial navigation
Simple title The conquest of the air; the romance of aerial navigation
Authors John Alexander, Hiram Stevens Maxim
Date 1902
Countries US
Languages en
Keywords LTA, dirigible, navigation, history, Camille Flammarion, Salomon August Andrée, Perceval Spencer, Stanley Spencer, John Mackenzie Bacon, Henry de La Vaulx, Hiram Stevens Maxim, Alberto Santos-Dumont, military, communications, instrument
Journal
Related to aircraft? 1
Page count 160
Word count

Sources

  • Brockett 1910, page 37, entry 499: Alexander, John. The conquest of the air; the romance of aerial navigation, by John Alexander; with preface by Sir Hiram Maxim. New York, A. Wessels Company, 1902, pp. 160, front., ills.; port. 10. LC (499
  • Scan at Internet Archive (one of several available copies)