The Story of the Airship.
Akron OH:, Goodyear Tire & Rubber,, 1931., Seventh Edition, Hardcover. Octavo, about 9.5 inches tall, in black faux leather decorated blue and white, the decoration showing a dirigible over a city skyline at night. 84 pages illustrated by photographs. The seventh of a yearly report on the airship industry. ASSOCIATION: This one has about 35 autographs at the front including many important figures in aviation. The occasion was an airship outing over Cleveland on August 30, 1931 during the Cleveland Air Races of that year. Many participants in the races are signers. The names include Billy Parker, Lewis Yancey, Louise Thaden, Carl Lienesch, Clema Granger, C.R. Smith, Walter J. Carr, Eddie Schneider, Russ Brinkley, Bob Dake, Doc Kincade, Randall Henderson, Earle Ovington, Emory Bronte, and Phoebe Omlie. The book is clean and bright but there is minimal wear at the extremities. Very Good+.
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Book number: 15203
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