Profusely Illustrated with Photo Plates Covering all Aspects from Langley Field to Zeppelin.
With a foreword by Ministerial Brandenburg, head of the aviation department in the Ministry of Transport. - Contents: - Preface - The submission [of the restrictions on German aviation by the Allies] - The flight without engine - German aviation before the war - The Air Force in the Great War - Our Naval Aviation in World War I - The German transport aircraft - The transport organizations of German commercial aviation - the air police - work abroad of German aircraft construction - German air Sports - the aerial photo in the economy - free and captive balloons - blimps - the life work of Count Zeppelin - the rigid airships during the war - the America flight of the ZR3 - Tasks and prospects - the authors were all respected experts from the aviation industry, including e.g. Fischer von Poturzyn, Hugo Eckener and many others.
234 b/w photos
a map of aviation
In good exterior and good interior condition
Boards and spine edgeworn, slightly crushed at corners, front free endpaper creased and edgeworn, hinges shaken, otherwise ok.
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 9-3/4" x 12-1/2" ~2.85 lbs.
Published in Berlin
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