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Prepping for launching the "Akron"... Antarctic Expeditions...



Item # 671700

November 11, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN magazine from New York, dated Nov. 11, 1911  An inside page has: "Preparations for Launching the 'Akron' for Its Trial Trip--Preliminaries for a More Complete Test", which includes a photo. Quite early for dirigibles. The front page has: "Antarctic Expeditions, Past and Present", which continues on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Prof. Hugo De Vries", "New Atlantic-type Locomotives for Anglo-Scotish Expresses", "New Development in Aeroplane Construction", and more.
Complete in 16 pages. Tiny binding holes in the blank spine margin, otherwise in nice condition. See images for details.

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

Category: The 20th Century