Aėrial Navigation: A Practical Handbook on the Construction of Dirigible Balloons, Aėrostats, Aėroplanes, and Aėromotors

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D. Van Nostrand Company, 1902 - Aeronautics - 151 pages

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Page 31 - EXAMPLES OF MODERN ALPHABETS, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL; including German, Old English, Saxon, Italic, Perspective, Greek, Hebrew, Court Hand, Engrossing, Tuscan, Riband, Gothic, Rustic, and Arabesque ; with several Original Designs, and an Analysis of the Roman and Old English Alphabets, large and small, and Numerals, for the use of Draughtsmen, Surveyors, Masons, Decorative Painters, Lithographers, Engravers, Carvers, &c. Collected and Engraved by F. DELAMOTTE, and printed in Colours. New and Cheaper...
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