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1 Collins, David WINGS OF PROGRESS, The Challenge of the Measureless Skies
Toronto Clarke Irwin & Company, Jackdaw Publications, Grossman Publishers First Edition Wraps Folder 
No date (circa 1973). No. C36 in the publishers Jackdaw portfolios series, this one tracing highlights of the aviation story, "from 1903, when the Wright brothers first flew their biplane at Kitty Hawk for a distance of 120 feet (36.5 metres) at a speed of about 30 mph (48 kmph), to the 1970's, when jumbo jets carrying nearly 500 passengers daily travel at an average altitude of 35,000 feet (10,670 metres) at speeds of about 600 mph (965 kmph). Folder contains all twelve reproductions of various historical documents, the five broadsheets, and the introductory insert. Enclosures G-VG or better w/moderate general wear, folder G w/previous owner's frenetically stamped (six times!) proof of ownership to front overflap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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