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Historic Airships

By: Brooks, Peter W

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 030131

ISBN: 0238789810

Condition: Very Good


60pp + 16 plates, 5 appendices, bibliography, 28 illustrations. Green boards, slight browning to edges, minor bump near spine, light general ageing, a VG copy in a near VG (slight colour fading to spine and edges, short closed edge tear) dustwrapper. Signed by the artist PWM Griffin on front endpaper. View more info

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The Aero Manual 1910. A Manual of Mechanically-Propelled Human Flight, Covering the History of the Work of Early Investigators, and of the Pioneer Work of the Last Century.

By: Compiled By the Staff of The Motor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1972

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 021749

ISBN: 0715355120

Condition: Very Good


viii + 209pp, 184 illustrations, adverts. Green boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (small edge nick, slightest fading to spine) dustwrapper. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1910 second edition. View more info

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Airships in Peace and War (Second Edition)

By: Hearne, RP (Introduction By Sir Hiram Maxim)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Limited: 1910

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 019576

Condition: Good


xlviii + 324pp + 16pp adverts to rear. 73 illustrations stated, in this copy the final plate (Italian Military Dirigible) is not bound in, but an additional plate (Kimball Helicopter) is included, plus a drawing of the Wright Aeroplane, so this copy has 74 illustrations. Pictorial blue boards, bumping to corners, edge rubbing, board hinges weakening but still quite secure. Foxing throughout, top edge of pages gilt, rough cut fore- and bottom edges, some edge loss, occasi... View more info

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Die Königlich Bayerischen Fliegertruppen 1912 - 1919

By: Pletschacher, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Germany, Motorbuch Verlag: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019384

ISBN: 3879435766

Condition: Very Good


177pp, bibliography, appendices, black and white photographs throughout, pictorial endpapers. Brown boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in a Good (edge chipped with edge loss, spine faded, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. German text. The story of The Royal Bavarian Flying Corps. View more info