The riddle of Richard Pearse
Gordon Ogilvie, Author
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Contents: acknowledgments / preface / prologue / the rescue / origins / Trewarlet / Waitohi / preliminaries / the planemaker / aloft / takeoff testimony / further trials / the 1906 patent / diversions / south to Milton / new life / press coverage / the conscript / Bungalow Building / obsession / the utility plane / last gamble / recognition / appendix: Pearse's Dunedin Evening Star letter / Pearse's Christchurch Star letter / complete patent specification No.21,476 (first aircraft) / complete patent specification No.124,430 (convertiplane) / the convertiplane engine / Otago Witness report of 1 December, 1909 / bibliography / index
With gratitude for help received
Gordon Ogilvie Hand-written
(on copy 2) With compliments
A. H. & A. W. Reed Ltd
26 April 1977 Printed
"For the Walsh Memorial Aviation Library - with gratitude for the help received. Gordon Ogilvie" Hand-written
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