HIGHAM, Robin. The British Rigid Airship, 1908-1931. A Study in Weapons Policy. London, Foulis, .
8vo. Original cloth with illustrated dust-wrappers (not price-clipped), map endpapers; pp. xxii, , 426, a few line illustrations in the text, plates after photographs, large folding palte with sections of airships at rear; minimal wear to edges of wrappers, very light offestting from frontispiece, otherwise near-fine.
First edition of this impressive and ground-breaking study of the subject, written by the leading aviation historian of the 2nd half of the 20th century, who had been a pilot in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during and after WWII.