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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Aviation: Dirigibles and Airships
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Youngblood, Dorothy  
The Open Skies
Publisher: Chartwell Books, Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A.: , 2008.
VG paper over board hardback, G- DJ. Pictorial cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has edge wear, 3 tears, some scuffs. Binding tight. Page next to title page with small tear at bottom. Otherwise, end papers and pp are clean and unmarked. 11 1/4 x 12 3/4", 163 pp with color and b/w illustrations. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for priority mail or for shipping outside the continental USA.

Appr.: | AUD 13.30 CAD 13.16 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.55 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 140.85 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 8429.
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ZEPPELIN-WELTFAHRTEN.Vom ersten Luftschiff 1899 bis zu den Fahrten des LZ127

Publisher: Dresden, Bilderstelle Lohse, 1933. (1st Edition).
Unpaginated - 50 + pages German text with plans and diagrams showing the development of the Zeppelin from 1899 to 1932. This book was produced in conjunction with Club and Liga Cigarettes- there are 264 b/w photo illus cards and a metal foil card showing the Zeppelin medal. Each card is numbered , in its frame with German (Roman) text.A quality production at the forefront of cigarette card albums. To the front of the album is a tissue guarded b/w head and shoulder portrait of Ferdinand Graf Von Zeppelin. The development of LZ1 in 1900, LZ2 in 1905, photos of the Zeppelin crashes in Goeppingen 1909, Weiburg 1910, Dusseldorf 1911, as well as different engines are all illustrated. The interior of airship as well as famous exponents like Graf Zeppelin, Dr.Eckner, Dr Duerr, Major Hauptmann and Strasser are photo illustrated. Page details include plans, technical drawings etc. Half of the book tells about the historical flights of the LZ126 and LZ127- flights to North America (1928), Spain (1929) , World flight (1929), flight to England (1931), flight to South America (1930), flight to Moscow (1930), and flight to Egypt (1931). In very good condition. No inscriptions or other marking. A very collectable copy. Card covers , minor marks to front cover - see image. 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inchs

Appr.: | AUD 350.40 CAD 346.71 EUR 234.22 GBP 170.00 JPY 26,350.00 MXN 4,391.67 ZAR 3,711.27 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 839.
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Toland, John, 1912-2004  
The Great Airships Their Triumphs and Disasters

Publisher: New York, Dover, 1972.
352 p., 32 illus. (8 leaves of plates), 21.5 cm. First pub. 1957 as Ships of the Sky. Includes a detailed account of the burning of the Hindenburg. Stock# 30,965. Vg/ wrappers

Appr.: | AUD 10.64 CAD 10.53 EUR 7.11 GBP 6.04 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 112.68 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 30965.
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Morrow, Walker C. and Carl B. Fritsche  
Metalclad Airship, the : ZMC-2
Publisher: Walker C. Morrow; Detroit: 1987.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 48 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, dark blue cloth, silver lettering and decor, orange endpapers, 16-page intro + 32-page facsimile reprint of 1929 promotional publication. Includes 11 charts and tables, 1 small b/w map, 2 b/w illustrations, 25 b/w photos, many showing manufacturing stages. Glossy throughout. ; Modern text by Walker C. Morrow. Historical text by Carl B. Fritsche. ; The ZMC-2 (Zeppelin Metal Clad) was the world's first and only metalclad airship, constructed for the US Navy between 1927 and 1929 by the Detroit Aircraft Corporation and in service until 1941. ; Exterior shows no defects. Front endpaper is imprinted, as issued, with the following: Inscr*ption to Walker C. Morrow and s*gnature of Carl B. Fritsche; s*gnatures of Edward J. Hill, Ralph Upson, Arthur G. Schlosser, W. A. Klikoff, and Vladimir H. Pavlecka, all engineers or designers on the project. Same endpaper is also inscr*bed in ballpoint 'Mar 1989, Best Wishes, Clarence Hunt.'

Appr.: | AUD 47.87 CAD 47.37 EUR 32.00 GBP 27.17 JPY 3,600.00 MXN 600.00 ZAR 507.04 

Purchase direct from: Alan's Used Books. Item number: 18595.
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