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  • "The Conquest of the Air" - The Mentor 1914

    SKU: 20-CAT-100

     Woodhouse, Henry.  The Conquest of the Air.  The Mentor (Magazine), April 1, 1914.  12pp, 7x10", illus with six full-size photo card inserts: 1908 Gordon-Bennett Balloon Race, Zeppelin over Germany, French Aerial Scout, Curtiss Flying Boat, Moisant circling Statue of Liberty, and the First Powered Flight - Wright Brothers. Good, cover spine split.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    20-CAT-100
  • The Conquest of the Air - 1906

    SKU: 20-CAT-98

     Meiklejohn, Bernard.  The Conquest of the Air.  Article from an unknown journal, pencil date of 1906.  8pp, 19 photo illus of fanciful aircraft and airships of the day.  Cut roughly from the journal, about fair.

    Price: $10.00
    $10.00
    20-CAT-98
  • Popular Science - May 1945

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-110

     Colorful cover and lead article (8pp): "What Future Has the Dirigible, Airships for the Coming Air Age."  274pp, illus, 6.5x9.5".  Good.

    Price: $8.00
    $8.00
    20-ZEPP-110
  • Popular Science - May 1935

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-109

     116pp, illus, wrps, 8.5x11".  Colorful cover and lead article: "Does the Latest Disaster Spell the Doom of the Dirigible?"  Coverage of all the famous disasters: R33, Macon, Akron, Shenandoah, etc.  Good condition.

    Price: $8.00
    $8.00
    20-ZEPP-109
  • National Geographic - Helium, The New Balloon Gas - 1919

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-107

     16pp, illus, wrps, typical library marks.  Exciting photos of hydrogen balloon explosions.  Very good.

    Price: $12.00
    $12.00
    20-ZEPP-107
  • National Geographic - Aboard a Blimp Hunting U-Boats - 1943

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-106

     16pp, illus, wrps with typical library marks.  Very good.  Nice overview of WWII blimp operations.

    Price: $10.00
    $10.00
    20-ZEPP-106
  • "The Case for the Super-Dirigible" in 1926 The World's Work

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-105

     Litchfield, P.W.  The Case for the Super Dirigible. Doubleday, World's Work Journal, January 1926.  14pp, illus, extracted from the full journal.  Very good.

    Price: $12.00
    $12.00
    20-ZEPP-105
  • Aerial Excursion of Madamoiselle Garnerin - Mechanics Magazine 1823

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-97

     London Weekly, 16pp, illus with woodcut engravings, 5.5x8.5".  Contained in a red paper folder with typed cover label. The lead article (4pp) is summary of earlier balloon ascents and parachute drops as an entry to reporting on this young woman's exhibition in Paris.  Other articles in this issue are about the Perkin's Steam Engine, dyes and charcoals, focusing mirrors for burning, warehouse furnaces, etc.  Condition poor-fair because of stains, yet all pages are sound and very readable.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    20-ZEPP-97
  • La Technique Aeronautique - 1935

    SKU: 20-CAT-93

     105pp + ads, illus, 7x10.5", wrps.  About 60pp of aircraft ID, 2-pages per aircraft.  One page has photo and 3-view, facing page lists characteristics. Some of the aircraft pictured are Breguet, Caudron, Farman, Latecoere, Salmson, etc.  French text.  Well worn but complete, about poor-fair.  Useful period reference.

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    20-CAT-93
  • "Flight" Magazine (R101 Airship) - Oct 1929

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-56

     34pp, 8.25x12", illus.  Central article "H.M. AIRSHIP R.101", 7 pp with photos.  Misc aviation news, supplement in the back with classifieds, wonderful full-page ads.  About fair, light cover soil, old label with "Airship R101" pasted on front cover.

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    20-ZEPP-56