12 June 2008
[WRIGHT, brothers]. Les expériences d'aviation des frères Wright. Rapport présenté a l'aéro-club d'Amérique. Transtated by L. Ferrus. Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1907.
8o. Original printed wrappers. Provenance: Orville Wright ("From the private library of Orville Wright" ink stamp on verso of front wrapper).
First French edition. Translation of the Wright brother's report to the Aero Club of America, presented at the Club on March 12, 1906 and published by the ACA a week later. FROM ORVILLE WRIGHT'S LIBRARY.
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