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1941 Jane's "All the World's Aircraft" Military & Civil Aviation Reference Book
ARTIFACT: This is a 1941 edition of Jane's "All the World's Aircraft", published in 1942 by the MacMillan Company. Fred T. Jane started "Jane's" in 1909 and it was subsequently published in the United States and Canada. This volume is a wonderful reference, with information covering both military aircraft and air forces as well as historical civil aviation. After a lengthy stretch of excellent vintage ads and the main part of the book, there are chapters entitled "A Review of the World's Civil Aviation", "All the World's Aeroplanes" and "All the World's Aer0-Engines". Each section is arranged alphabetically by nation. The book has no dust jacket, and there is an airplane-shaped logo bearing the title of the book impressed on both its front and reverse.
VINTAGE: Circa 1942.
SIZE: 435 black and white pages; approximately 12-7/8" in height and 8-1/4" in width and 1-3/8" in thickness.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Glossy and matte paper, cloth cover.
ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.
MARKINGS: THIRTY-FIRST YEAR OF ISSUE COMPILED AND EDITED BY LEONARD BRIDGMAN NEW YORK 1942 THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a book collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJX11 LBDEX10/11 PsLBGEX04/21
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The book has some small areas of light to medium wear and bending at the cover corners and some light abrasions to the reverse of the book; no pages are missing, ripped or discolored.