The front cover of Sir George Cayley's first notebook.
Please note: The first 22 pages of this volume have been removed.
Sir George Cayley's Notebook - 'Sea' (1799-1811)
In his lifetime, Sir George Cayley (1773-1857) published just a few papers on the subject of aeronautics and many of his ideas are explored in five illustrated manuscript notebooks which were presented on permanent loan to the Royal Aeronautical Society in 1946 by Cayley's grandson Sir Kenelm Cayley. The…