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Flying Machines Bibliography


The Aëronautical Journal: A Quarterly Illustrated Magazine Devoted to All Subjects Connected with the Navigation of the Air. London: Kings, Sell, and Olding, LTD.  1909

Aeronautics.  New York: Aeronautics Press, Inc.  1909.

Baker, David.  Flight and Flying: A Chronology.  New York: Facts On File, Inc.  1994.

Brooks, Peter W.  Historic Airships.  London: Hugh Evelyn Limited.  1973.

Chambe, Rene.  Histoire De L'Aviation.  France: Flammarion.  1958.

Chant, Christopher.  Aviation: An Illustrated History.  London: Orbis Publishing Limited.  1978.

Crouch, Tom.  The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright.  New York: W.W. Norton and Co.  1989.

Deutsche Zeitschrift für Luftschiffahrt.  Berlin: Vereingte Verlagsanstalten Gustav Braunbeck & Gutenberg-Druckerei Aktiengesellschaft.  1909.

Ferber, F.  Le Progrès De L'Aviation Depuis 1891 Par Le Vol Plané.  Paris: Berger-Levrault and Co.  1904 - 1908.

Flight: A Journal Devoted to the Interests, Practice, and Progress of Aerial Locomotion and Transport.  London:  St. Martin's Lane.  1909.

Gollin, Alfred.  No Longer An Island.  London: William Heinemann Ltd.  1984.

L'Aérophile: Revue Technique Et Pratique des Locomations Aériennes.  Paris: Bi-Mensuelle Illustrée.  1909.

Motor, The.  The Aero Manual.  London: Temple Press.  1909.

Mowbray, Jay Henry.  "Bird Men" With Flying Machines.  Publisher Unknown.  1911.

Mouillard, L. P.  L'Empire De L'AirEssai D'Ornithologie Appliquèe A L'Aviation.  Paris:  G.  Masson.  1881.

Prendergast, Curtis.  The First Aviators.  Virginia: Time-Life Books Inc.   1980.

Roseberry, C. R.  Glenn Curtiss: Pioneer of Flight.  New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc.  1972.

Santos-Dumont, Alberto.  My Airships.  New York: Dover Publications, Inc.  1973.

Smith-Gibbs, C. H.  A History of Flying.  New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Inc.  1954.

Taylor, John W. R., Michael J. H. Taylor, David Mondey.  Air Facts and Feats: One of the Guinness Family of Books.  New York: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.  1978.

Wohl, Robert.  A Passion For Wings.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press.  1994.

Wragg, David W.  Flight before Flying.  New York: Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc.  1974.

Web Sites

Franklin Institute History of Flight Exhibit

The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers at the Library of Congress Manuscripts Division

"How We Made the First Flight" by Orville Wright

Lawrence Hargrave: Australian Aviator Pioneer 1850-1915

The Octave Chanute Pages

"To Fly is Everything" Virtual Museum of the Invention of Aviation