Zeppelin: The Story of a Great Achievement
by Harry Vissering
Number of pages: 60
Written in 1922 by Harry Vissering, the director of the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation, Zeppelin recounts the life and work of Count Zeppelin (1838-1917). In addition to descriptive text, the book includes nearly 100 rare photographs and line drawings detailing the history, construction and operation of these remarkable craft.
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