1920 Aeroplane Structural Design, T.H. Jones & J.D. Frier, Rare Book 1st Ed. 1st Printing, Aeronautical Engineering
Scarce and now antique book entitled, Aeroplane Structural Design by T.H. Jones and J.D. Frier. Published by Sir Isaac Pitman, London. This is a 1st Edition, 1st Printing of this technical book. There are 121 Illustrations, fold-out charts, and photographs. I could not find many copies that were 1st Editions and 1st Printings, though I did see the 1929 and later reprints.
This antique book is in Fair to Good used condition. We took many photos for you to see the book from every angle.
The book has 267 pages which includes an index. It has an unpaged section at the back with several pages of technical books published by the same company. This book has navy cloth boards and gilt title on cover and spine. There is bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine show fraying. Spine shows Front hinge is cracked but firmly in place. No loose or missing pages. No rips, tears, odors or intentional stains. The pages are evenly tanned from age. All text and graphs can be read. There is so much information in here, I am going to list some of the contents below to give you an idea. We only get 10 photos and not nearly enough to show you everything.
Each of the Contents below breaks out into detailed sections. CONTENTS: -Preface -Introduction -Wings -Wings, C.P. At .3 of Chord -Wings, C.P. At .5 of Chord -Wings, Down Load -Wings, Left Wires -Wings, Design of Struts -Fuselage -Tail Plane and Elevators -Landing Gear and Rear Skid -Control Surfaces -Flying Controls -Detail Design -Appendix -Index
There is a list of 36 Tables and list of 8 Plates Also 8 Fold-Outs. This is a great collectible for the Aeronautical Designer or Engineer.
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