1918 ORIGINAL MANUAL, SCRAPBOOK AND EARLY AVIATION MECHANIC'S TECHNICAL JOURNAL DURING WORLD WAR I

By: PVT. FRANKLIN T. RHODES

Price: $585.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


On offer is an original collection and historical relic of WWI aviation being a journal of technical notes, diary entries, sketches and un-mailed letters handwritten and compiled by to Pvt. Franklin T. Rhodes, an aircraft mechanic in the US 86th Aero Squadron during WWI. Several pages are devoted to the A.E.G. Bomber G.105 including sketches, performance statistics and dimensions. There is also a page mentioning the Curtis trainer (J4 Jenny?). Several of the pages have 1918 dates at the top and include diary entries expressing his views of the "Great War". He also gives accounts of sightseeing in France with his buddies and several pages of letters that were never mailed. The first several pages appear to have been a collection of pre-WWI family photos that he kept in his binder/ note book. The photos have all been removed prior to acquisition, but the captions are still there. Twenty four [24] pages of writings in total. Overall Fair.

Title: 1918 ORIGINAL MANUAL, SCRAPBOOK AND EARLY AVIATION MECHANIC'S TECHNICAL JOURNAL DURING WORLD WAR I

Author Name: PVT. FRANKLIN T. RHODES

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Diary, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: ARIZONA NEBRASKA USA, 1918

Book Condition: Fair

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 0001694

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