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GOEBEL Ingenieur J. (1925)

£125.00 

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Lettow-Vorbeck entgegen und andere geheimnisvolle Luftschiffahrten. Unter Mitarbeit des Schiffsmeteorologen Dr. Walter Förster. Second impression. Frontispiece and forty-six other plates, three full-page maps, one full-page diagram. Very light browning and foxing mainly to the ads, bookseller's sticker to the front free endpaper, otherwise very good in the original light buff cloth blocked in red, a little grubby and darkened slightly, covers slightly marked. xvi, 124pp. 4pp. ads. Berlin and Leipzig,

Contains the first full account of the L 59's ill-fated attempts to bring supplies to Lettow-Vorbeck. The third, and final attempt was called off due to the receipt of a spurious wireless message as the airship overflew Khartoum.

Stock Code: 86162