Octavo, , 278pp. Green cloth, title printed in black on spine. Publishers dust jacket, very good, with $3.50 price on front flap, reinforced tear along top edge of spine, wear at edges. An excellent example.
Comments: This work follows the life of Ferdinand von Zeppelin, who was a German general and founder of the Zeppelin Airship Company. As an official observer during the American Civil War, he visited with engineers Thaddeus S.C. Lowe and John Steiner of St. Paul, Minnesota, who inspired his future work with airships.