Rare WWI Book on Bombing Military Aviator Granville Gutterson, Designer of BMA Wing
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Rare WWI Book on Bombing Military Aviator Granville Gutterson, Designer of BMA Wing

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ARTIFACT: This is a rare hardcover copy of "Granville: Tails and Tale Spins from a Flyer's Diary", the story of bombing military aviator Granville "Granny" Gutterson. Granville designed the Bombing Military Aviator (BMA) wing, which is pictured on the title page (please see photo above). Granville died while in service of his country, on December 4, 1919. This book, a compilation of photographs, anecdotes and Granny's journal entries, was published by The Abingdon Press.

VINTAGE: Circa 1919 (World War I).

SIZE: 177 pages with black-and-white photographs; approximately 7-5/8" in height and 5-1/2" in width and 7/8" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cloth-bound cover, paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: JAMES J. PARKS WORLD WAR I AVIATION COLLECTION on title page; COPYRIGHT, 1919, BY GILBERT GUTTERSEN; WORLD WAR I AVIATION MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION 12958 Sierra Circle Parker, Colorado 80134 (303) 841-5796 on inside of back cover.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJJX08 LDEJX5/13 SDJJX07/19

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The book is excellent condition with very little wear, and no rips, stains or writing inside.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.