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Airships

  • The History of Airships

    SKU: 17-ZEPP-00004

    Clarke, Basil.  The History of Airships.  London,  Herbert Jenkins Ltd., 1961.  194pp, illus, dust jacket.  Very good.  Nice history of airships from the British perspective.

    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
    17-ZEPP-00004
  • USS Akron Souvenir Book - 1931

    SKU: 17-ZEPP-00001

    Harriman, H.H. (ed).  U.S.S. Akron, Complete Facts and Pictures of the World's Largest Airship and Dock.  Akron Typesetting Co., Akron, 1931.  44pp, illus, large 9x12 format, attractive soft cover.  Good condition.  Uncommon today.  Nice vintage coverage of the construction of this famous US airship.

    Price: $80.00
    $80.00
    17-ZEPP-00001
  • Monsters of the Purple Twilight

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00032

    Dudley, Ernest.  Monsters of the Purple Twilight, Life and Death of the Zeppelins.  London, George G. Harrap, 1960.  6x9", 218pp, illus, very good in very good dust jacket. 

    Price: $22.00
    $22.00
    16-ZEPP-00032
  • Aus 34 Jahren Luftfahrt - Tschudi

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00030

    von Tschudi, George.  Aus 34 Jahren Luftfahrt (34 Years in the Air - Personal Memories).  Berlin, Von Reimar Hobbing, 1928.  6x9", 186pp, 50 illus, hardcover, illus dj.  Very good, some dj chips.  About half LTA and half HTA.  Autobiography of a famous early aviation personality.  German text.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    16-ZEPP-00030
  • My Airship Flights 1915-1930 - Capt George Meager

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00029

    Meager, Capt George A.F. C.  My Airship Flights 1915-1930.  Kent (UK), Mackay, 1970.  6x9, 238pp, illus, dj, very good.  First edition.  Autobiography of a well-known early airship pilot.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    16-ZEPP-00029
  • Mit Zeppelin und Flugzeug 1914-1915

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00028

    Heichen, Walter.  Mit Zeppelin und Flugzeug, der Krieg in den Luften 1914-15.  Berlin, Weichert, 1915.  6x9", 254pp, 22 illus.  Colorful cloth cover with same image on dust jacket; both good consition.  German text.

    Price: $65.00
    $65.00
    16-ZEPP-00028
  • Eroberer der Lufte - Zeppelin 1916

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00027

    Roland.  Eroberer der Lufte -  Zeppelin ihr Beherrfscher (Zeppelin Conquerer of the Air).  Stuttgart, 1916.  6x8", colorful cover illustration, 160pp, illus, hardcover.  About good +, some cover spotting, text clean and tight.  Chapters begin with mythology of flight, progress through free balloons and then into Zeppelins used in WWI.  German text.

    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
    16-ZEPP-00027
  • Sky Ship - 2nd Edition - 1976

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00026

    Hook, Thom.  Sky Ship (2nd Ed) - The Akron Era - (The cause of her tragic loss revealed).  Baltimore, Airshow Publishers, 1976.  8.8x11", 148pp, illus, wrps, VG.  Largely the LTA career of Lt. "Red" Dugan (from his letters) who commanded the metal-clad blimp ZMC-2 and flew on the Akron.

    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
    16-ZEPP-00026
  • Die Eroberung der Luft - 1909

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00025

    Dominik, Hans.  Die Eronerung der Luft - Ein Handbuch der Luftschiffahrt und Flugtechnik. Berlin, 1909.  6x9", pictorial cloth, 436pp plus ads, 360 illus.  Very good condition, tight textblock, no marks.  Detailed history of flight with emphasis on airships.  German Text.  A wealth of information on early flight.

    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
    16-ZEPP-00025
  • Die Eroberung der Luft - 1920

    SKU: 16-ZEPP-00024

    Dominik, Hans.  Die Eronerung der Luft - Ein Handbuch der Luftschiffahrt und Flugtechnik. Berlin, 1920.  6x9", pictorial cloth, 432pp, 296 illus.  Poor-fair condition, shaken, clipped piece from title page, various endpaper markings (not x-lib).  Text block very good.  Detailed history of flight with emphasis on airships.  German Text.  A wealth of information on early flight.

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    16-ZEPP-00024