Zeppelin World Travels
From the first airship 1899 up to the travels of the LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin
Marvelous book which tells the story of German Zeppelins, including their history, construction and operation.
The small silver-bromide photos from cigarette packages are pasted on heavy album-style pages. Includes maps of Zeppelin
trips all over the world. Some photos show happy passengers using restaurant, wash room and staterooms aboard zeppelin,
also aerial photos of cities and locations around the world, including U.S. Capitol, London Bridge, Kremlin and others,
where some of these locations were bombed many years later in WWII.
The following voyages are depicted in the album:
LZ126/ ZR III - America Flight 1924; LZ127 America Flight 1928;
LZ127 Spain Flight 1929; World Voyage 1929 (Japan ..!);
England Flight - 1931; South America Flight (Brazil) 1930;
Moscow Flight 1930; Egypt Flight 1931;
... complete with all tobacco cards!
Frontispiece photo of Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin with tissue guard
264 silver-bromide photos
1 silver-metal foil image of the worldflight coin of 1930
3 maps and 3 full page and other in-text drawings
In near fine exterior and fine interior condition.
With the rare Original Slipcase included, which is lightly damaged. The only imperfection on the album is a very small dogear at upper right hand corner of the front wrapper, else ok and like new.
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 9-1/2" x 13-1/4" ~2.4 lbs.
Published by Cigarette Picture Service 1932
Airmail shipping with recorded delivery to any destination in the world: $18.95