BOOK TITLE:

"British Airships in Pictures - An Illustrated History 1784 - 1998"

AUTHOR: Patrick Abbott and Nick Walmsley
ISBN:1 899863 48 6
PRICE: £6.99
PAGES: h/b; 112pp; Over 100 b&w illustrations, many never before published

OVERVIEW:

A pictorial history, from the bizarre 'flights of fancy' of the nineteenth century through the heyday of later years. The celebration of a great British success story, this book describes the development and use of the British airship in peacetime and in war. It is often forgotten that Britain built more 'blimps' than any country except the USA, and that she build more rigid airships than any country except Germany. The illustrations, many of which are previously unpublished, have been carefully selected to complement the detailed chronology of the text.

Patrick Abbott, an established author in this field, has collaborated with aeronautical artist Nick Walmsley to provide an authoritative work based on years of research.

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Publisher's comment: This is an almost incredible story - absorbing, full of fascinating detail.

 
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