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AIRSHIP TECHNOLOGY
Written by G.A. Khoury; J.D. Gillett.
Stock no. 1826661
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

Providing a unique and indispensable guide to modern airship design and operation. Cambridge Aerospace Series 10. Blue cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. A physical copy of a print on demand item, printed by Lightning Source UK Ltd. ISBN: 0521607531. Covers lightly bowed, lightly rubbed at corners, a little scuffed. Text block a little grubby. Otherwise contents clean.

Price: £64.00 £54.40.

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MILITARY, NAVAL AND CIVIL AIRSHIPS SINCE 1783
Written by Daniel George Ridley-Kitts.
Stock no. 1825889
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The History and Development of the Dirigible Airship in Peace and War. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780752464718. Light scuffing to verso of dustwrapper else a lovely copy.

Price: £120.00 £102.00.

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WAR-TORN SKIES OF GREAT BRITAIN: BEDFORDSHIRE
Written by Paul Johnson.
Stock no. 1825500
Published by Red Kite. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition.

The air battles and wartime activity over Bedfordshire, including 36 air crashes and a complete list of major incidents from 1920 to 1954. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906592134. A lovely copy.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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WAR-TORN SKIES OF GREAT BRITAIN: HERTFORDSHIRE
Written by Julian Evan-Hart.
Stock no. 1825380
Published by Red Kite. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Hertfordshire is an area rich in wartime aviation history. This book chronicles that rich heritage with the aid of rare wartime photos, compelling eye-witness accounts and detailed local research. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780955473517. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Contents clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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THE AIRSHIP VC THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM LEEFE ROBINSON
Written by Raymond Laurence Rimell.
Stock no. 2139811
Published by Aston Publications. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0946627533. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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ZEPPELIN: RIGID AIRSHIPS 1893-1940
Written by Peter W. Brooks.
Stock no. 2136264
Published by Putnam. 1st 1992. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851778453. Damp staining to bottom edge of covers and to pages throughout - also to bottom of wrapper. The damp has caused wrinkling to pages internally, but still readable (don't appear stuck together). Wrapper also has some edge-creasing.

Price: £42.00 £35.70.

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ZEPPELIN: RIGID AIRSHIPS 1893-1940
Written by Peter W. Brooks.
Stock no. 1322050
Published by Putnam. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851778453. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and creased at edges.

Price: £70.00 £59.50.

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BARNES WALLIS: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by J.E. Morpurgo.
Stock no. 1822129
Published by Longman. 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of Barnes Wallis who has been at the forefront of progress in aviation. From airships to bombers and the famous bouncing bomb. B/w photos. ISBN: 0582103606. Third impression. Text block browned and a little foxed. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears and chips, is grubby and faded to spine.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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ZEPPELIN GERMANY AND THE AIRSHIP 1900 - 1939
Written by Guillaume De Syon.
Stock no. 1319654
Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1st PB 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A captivating history examining development, production and the various ways that airships were used - transport, war, exploration and propaganda. 295 pages. B/w photos. Cardwraps. ISBN: 0801886341. Spine sunned. Contents fine.

Price: £15.00 £12.75.

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HISTORIC AIRSHIPS
Written by Peter W. Brooks. Illustrated by P.W.M. Griffin.
Stock no. 2132503
Published by Hugh Evelyn. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth spine, white stiff card covers. B/w photos and illustrations. Colour diagrams of airships. ISBN: 0238789810. Covers are browned. Page edges are browned. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; unevenly browned and foxed, with some edge-creasing.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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AIRMEN AND AIRCRAFT
Written by Henry H. Arnold.
Stock no. 2132180
Published by The Ronald Press Company. Circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. An Introduction to Aeronautics. Ronald Aeronautic Library Series. Ex-lib with ink stamps and other markings; small insert pasted to front pastedown. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven browning to covers. Page edge browning; some foxing.q

Price: £50.00 £42.50.

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LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE L'AVIATION ET LA DIRECTION DES AEROSTATS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 2131329
Published by Librairie Hachette Et Cie. 1st 1886. Good condition.

L'Aviation et la Direction des Aerostats dans les temps anciens et modernes (the aviation and direction of airships in old and modern times). Blue paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Re-bound with a near matching blue card, front and rear paperwrap covers glued to card for strength, original spine missing. Some hinges broken but binding is generally tight. One or two scattered foxspots else contents clean.

Price: £100.00 £85.00.

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