WORLD WAR ONE SURVIVORS
WHERE TO FIND THE OLD WARBIRDS...
Signed copy of Ray Rimell's 1990-published compendium of genuine extant WWI aeroplanes in the World's museums and private collections. Over 250 photos plus exhaustive tabular data with 100 examples described in detail. With original dust jacket and in very good condition.
15% discounted price held until 31 January 2024!
ALL genuine surviving warplanes from WWI are now over 100 years old and there are over 350 of them preserved in museums,held in private collections or being lovingly restored by dedicated enthusiasts. In this book, the first to fully document these priceless survivors,author Ray Rimell lists all known examples up to 1990,type by type,museum by museum, and provides expanded histories of 100 of the more interesting examples-from the German AEG G.IV twin-engined bomber to the experimental Zeppelin two-seater of 1918.
Over 250 monochrome photos illustrate this unique volume,many of which were published for the first time in this acclaimed book,including not only some of the then current restorations,but also several well-known exhibits in their original form.World War One Survivors provides an invaluable guide for historic aeroplane enthusiasts, modellers and all those wanting to know where a particular aeroplane may be studied at first hand. Despite many discoveries and relocations of some machines since 1990, this book provides an ideal platform and starting point for those embarking on further quests using the internet for updated movements. We have a near mint example with original dust jacket and
signed by the author
Published by Aston Publications in December 1990, 160 pages,hardbound.