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The Gordon Bennett races.

by Montagu of Beaulieu, Edward John Barrington Douglas-Scott-Montagu Baron

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon-Bennett balloon race.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementResearch by Michael Sedgwick.
    SeriesA Montagu motor book, new ser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1029 .M613 1963
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22919836M
    LC Control Number63024222

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      James Gordon Bennett was a Scottish immigrant who became the successful and controversial publisher of the New York Herald, a hugely popular newspaper of the 19th century. Bennett’s thoughts on how a newspaper should operate became highly influential, and some of his innovations became standard practices in American journalism. Coupe Gordon Bennett - Stories and Articles. GORDON BENNETT AND HIS RACES From the Book: Die Gordon Bennett Ballon Rennen (The Gordon Bennett Races) by Ulrich Hohmann Sr along with articles by others. Many of his contemporaries have considered Mister James Gordon Bennett to be a spleeny American. He was born in New York, May 10th and died.

    Though the main subject of the book was Gordon Bennett it recounts that my ancestor Leonard Jerome came up with the idea for the race over drinks at the NY Yacht Club with the three boat owners, to settle the question of which kind of boat would be the fastest, and who traveled on Gordon's winning boat, together with his brother Lawrence/5(11).   Bibliography: p. Blue ribbon of the air: the Gordon Bennett races Item PreviewPages:


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