THE WONDER BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
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|Book cover finish||Canvas finish, BRADEL, Hardcover ( rounded spine binding )|
|Special features||Signed Book, Insert, Laminated cover, Handwritten notes|
|Number of pages||256|
|Size||19 x 26 x 3 cm|
|Author||Harry Golding F.R.G.S.|
|Editor||WARD, LOCK & CO., LIMITED|
A DAY AT THE LONDON
AT the first glimpse of light the aerodrome wakes to life. As a matter of fact it never sleeps. All night, in the big sheds, mechanics are at work upon passenger - planes and cargo craft that will be required for the next day's flying.
The first machines wheeled out in the early morning light are goods craft to carry London newspapers to the Continent. Here we have a wonderful instance of the time - saving obtained with 100 - miles - an - hour aeroplanes. The last London editions of daily newspapers, as they leave the presses in the City, are placed in motorvans and borne swiftly to the air station at Croydon. ( ... )
Excerpt from page No. 9.
Harry Golding F.R.G.S. ( 1889 - 1969 ) was the author, as well as the editor, of educational books such as : The Wonder Book of Empire ( 1926 ), The Wonder Book of Railways ( 1930 ), The Wonder Book of Ships ( 1932 ), The Wonder Book of Machinery ( 1933 ), The Wonder Book of Tell Me Why ( 1935 ), The Wonder Book of Animals ( 1938 ).
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