Ellis, Frank.


John Hamilton, (1st ed., ) n.d., c., 1936. 72 pp., 67 figure diagrams, several of which are large, fldg., + some photo-ills. Original paper-covered boards ; green cloth spine with penned title ; 29 x 22cm. Small perforation to rear cover affecting several pages in but no loss ; some light wear & marking to boards o/w V.G. The author began his aviation experience in the pre-war period when he flew a Curtis Pusher Biplane. He then went on to serve with the RFC and the RAF during World War I but it was for his flying models that he gained most renown since many of his designs held world records. Published around 1936, this book instructs the reader on how to make a number of the author’s most successful designs and it contains some large, folding plans.

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