Contains selected patents dating from Apr. 20, 1897 to Dec. 4, 1906.
A typewritten index of the names of patent holders represented in the collection is inserted at the front of the volume.
"Presented to Aero Club of America, February, 1907, Raphael J. Moses"--Handwritten inscription in ink on front free endpaper. DSI
NASMRB copy 39088012168530 has bookplates: 1. Aero Club of America ex libris [designed by Franklin Booth]; 2. "Loaned to the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences by the National Aeronautic Association." Accession no.: 9833. With some brief ms. pencil annotations and markings.
NASMRB copy has a green cloth binding with gilt-lettered spine ("Aero Club of America" is stamped at the foot of the spine); housed in a later green buckram portfolio (32 cm.) with white-lettered spine.
A narrative of the two aerial voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard : with meteorological observations and remarks : the first voyage, on the thirtieth of November, 1784 from London into Kent : the second, on the seventh of January, 1785, from England into France / by Doctor Jeffries ; presented to the Royal Society, April 14, 1785; and read before them, January, 1786
Two aerial voyages of Dr. Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard