Spurbooks, Bourne End, 1st ed., 1973. 132 pp., many photo-ills., + some ills. D.j., 21 x 19cm. Light wear & tape to edges of d.j., o/w V.G. The author, an aeronautical journalist, traces the development of the airship from remote times, with one having been designed by Leonardo da Vinci, to the time of publication in 1973. The story is illustrated with a remarkable collection of photographs.