AIRCRAFT AND SUBMARINES by, Willis J. Abbot original hard cover 1918 illustrated

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  • Sold Date: Mar 30, 2013
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AIRCRAFT AND SUBMARINES

by

Willis J. Abbot

Hardcover with 388 pages and catalogue of other G.P. Putnam's Sons books. This great old book measures about 9 1/4" by 6 1/2". The spine has some fading and a tear on bottom of spine as shown in photos. The first color plate with tissue is loose. Other than that it is a very nice book.

"With eight color plates and 100 other illustrations"

G.P. Putnam's Sons

New York and London

The Knickerbocker Press 1918

Contents include: The earliest flying men, The Count von Zeppelin, Incidents of the War in the air, The United States at War, Beginnings of Submarine Invention, The Modern Submarine, Submarine Warfare and much more.

There has been many reprints of this book over the years, but not many of the hard to find original are for sale.

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Biography

Abbot wrote for the Hearst's New York Journal , in 1921, named the editor of Christian Science Monitor .

He had a brief career in politics leading the movement for Ethics Enforcement with Herbert Bayard Swope working on the constitution of the ANSE . All these actions taken towards ethics amelioration was seen negatively by president Hopwood. Throughout this ethics debate. W. J. Abbot was on the board of
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