Burbank, California: Compiled and Published by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, (1940). 1st Printing. Part I: Major Breakdowns [Wings, Controls, Fuselage, etc]: Part II: Complete Aircraft [Single Engine, Twin Engine, Multi-Engine]; Part III: Miscellaneous, comprised by 12 sections all together, with divers paginations in each section. Profusely illustrated with drawings, and from b/w photographs. 11" x 8-1/2". Comb-bound, with light blue paper covers, lettered in dark blue. General wear & soiling to covers. Ownership stamps, primarily to cover & prelims. A VG copy. Item #49443
From the preface regarding the publication of this book, ".. there has been but one purpose in view - to give the designer a collection of ideas, in sketch form, that will stimulate his own creative and inventive mind. It must be remembered that the ideas as sketched in this book should not be bodily lifted, because by so doing the purpose of the book is defeated..."