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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.

Category: The 20th Century