Hildebrandt, 1908, Airships Past and Present

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Alfred Hildebrandt. Airships Past and Present. Together with chapters on the use of balloons in connection with meteorology, photography and the carrier pigeon. Translated by W. H. Story. New York: D. Van Nostrand Company. 23 Murray and 27 Warren Streets. 1908.

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English translation of Hildebrandt, 1907, Die Luftschiffahrt. (The two versions are quite similar though not word-for-word.)

Places a special emphasis on aerial photography.

Preface credits the International Commission for Scientific Aeronautics and its key members Assmann and Hergesell.

A very useful work touching on many topics of interest, as can be seem from the "What links here" page.

(Notice extensive "Catalogue of Scientific Publications and Importations of the D. Van Nostrand Company, 23 Murray Street and 27 Warren Street, New York)

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