de Fonvielle and Besançon, 1908, Notre flotte aérienne

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Notre flotte aérienne advertised in L'Aérophile January 1909.
Wilfrid de Fonvielle and Georges Besançon. Notre Flotte Aérienne. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Librarie, du Bureau des Longitudes, de l'École Polytechnique, Quai des Grands-Augustins, 55.

Online (and v2) at Internet Archive.

History of, mostly, French military aeronautics, starting with Henri Giffard, and with details on Henri Dupuy de Lôme, Renard & Krebs's La France, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Lebaudy Frères, Lebaudy, Le Patrie, Ville de Paris, etc. Some discussion of Zeppelins, Nulli Secundus, and other foreign vessels. Polar exploration.

Touches at the end on airplanes. Santos-Dumont, Henry Farman. Various proto-airplanes discussed, including Ader's, described as unsuccessful. Langley is mentioned but the Wrights are not.

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