Aviatic Verlag, Oberhaching, 1st ed., 2000. 175 pp., numerous cold., photo-ills., + line drawings. Laminated boards ; 28 x 20cm. Foot of spine bumped o/w FINE. This German book is about old gliders and it features flying rarities from the pioneering days of gliding. Forty-four gliders from ten different countries that were constructed between 1929 and 1956 are described here, together with historical details, coloured photographs, line drawings and technical data. Together they give the reader a glimpse into the living history of glider flight.