The Aircraft Picture Book
Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, c1932. [First Edition], illustrated with photographs and illustrations, illustrated front board, hardcover,
Good Condition, rubbing to front and back cover, some foxing on pages, edges quite rubbed and bumped, previous owners inscription on front flyleaf, binding fairly tight (see photographs)
'The Title Page announces a total of "24 Color Plates and over 70 Illustrations".
Just some of the aircraft described and pictured include the Graf Zeppelin, Southamptons, Vickers Supermarine Rolls-Royce S.6.B., Dutch liners, Vickers Vellox, and flying boats.
Photographs, some of which are sepia, are courtesy of such entities as Photopress, Air France, Imperial Airways, Ltd., Associated Press, Vickers, Ltd., and Fox Photo, among many others.
Some of the artists who contributed full-page, full-color Drawings of many of the classic airships include Francie E. Hiley, Franklin Mason, R.S. Ashby, G.H. Davis, and Geoffrey Watson.'