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Alaskan Aviation History, Vol. 2: 1929-1930
Alaskan Aviation History, Vol. 2: 1929-1930 Robert W. Stevens 0929427025 9780929427027 Announcing the incredible publishing achievement, the most complete story of Alaskan flight ever compiled, a rare collectors item. This two-volume set is the magni
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Alaskan Aviation History, Vol. 2: 1929-1930 by Robert W. Stevens

Announcing the incredible publishing achievement, the most complete story of Alaskan flight ever compiled, a rare collectors item. This two-volume set is the magnificent result of Bob Stevens exhaustive research & devotion to Alaska, & his knowledge of the subject. Volume 1 traces the story from ballooning in 1897, through 1928. Volume 2 covers the busy times of 1929 & 1930. Includes early Canadian flying that is intermeshed with Alaskan history, U.S. Air Service flights in their sturdy biplanes, United States Naval aerial surveys that mapped much of Alaska by camera, grit, & determination, early Russian fliers who played a part in Alaskas flying history, Polar flying by Roald Amundsen & other Scandinavian explorers, & hundreds of other fascinating facts, meticulously researched, clearly presented in narrative form & fully indexed. The day-to-day progress of events along with the gripping drama of the more sensational occurrences. Over 1095 pages, more than 980 rare photographs, many never before published! The aircraft, the airmen, Alaska & its citizens live within the pages. Every historian, collector, Americana enthusiast, everyone with a love of flying, will treasure this beautifully produced 2-volume set of 59 chapters. Gold-stamped hardcover binding. Dont miss the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own such a valuable record of a remarkabl e aviation era.

Author: Robert W. Stevens

Language: English

Edition: illustrated

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Des Moines, Washington, U.S.A.: Polynyas Pr

Publication Date: 1989-01-01

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Robert W. Stevens (Edition: illustrated) Hardcover