Inventor (27-Dec-1773 8-Dec-1854)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Richard Dee. The Man who Discovered Flight: George Cayley and the First Airplane. Toronto, Canada: McClelland & Stewart. 2007. 328pp.
Gerard Fairlie; Elizabeth Cayley. Life of a Genius: Sir George Cayley, Pioneer of Modern Aviation. London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1965. 192pp.
Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith. Sir George Cayley's Aeronautics, 1796-1855. London, England: H.M. Stationery Office. 1962. 269pp.
John Laurence. Sir George Cayley: The Inventor of the Aeroplane. New York: Horizon Publishing. 1961. 277pp.
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- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.98)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.136)
- Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.80)
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