Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1903.
With 4 photographic plates on 2 sheets. , 133-148. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Some minor splitting at head and tail of spine, overall near fine. Housed in cloth chemise and slipcase. Item #314575
The Smithsonian issue of Wright's seminal report on he and his brother's glider experiments at Kitty Hawk which would lead directly to the first flights of 1903. The report was originally published in the Journal of Western Society of Engineers for December, 1901; Wright revised the report for inclusion in the Smithsonian Report for 1902, of which the present is an offprint issued in wrappers with a separate title page. Includes four plates featuring eight photographs of gliders in action.
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