Oblong quarto. 16 leaves. Blue faux-leather boards with the original KLM Airlines logo in silver imprinted at bottom right corner of cover. Contains 33 b&w 9" x 6 3/4" photographs pasted onto cream-colored heavy cardstock, with protective tissue guards. Informative captions in English. This may have been one volume of a larger photo collection. The unique photo album serves as fascinating photographic tour of the company's service and test facilities, featuring employees and engineers of KLM, building, servicing, preparing for transport, and running tests on various aircraft parts, such as superchargers, gearboxes, pumps, heating and cooling systems and flight controls. Components for aircraft such as the Douglas DC-6, Lockheed L-749 Constellation and the Convair CV-240 are featured, as is heavy machinery and electrical systems of the facility. Boards slightly bumped and rubbed along bottom and top edges, head and tail of spine. Back cover with some scratches and white paint stains. Interior with block slightly loose. First tissue guard and leaves lightly stained, with minor sporadic foxing to the edges of a few other leaves. All images unaffected. Binding in overall good+, interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: KLM Aircraft Parts Service and Test ...
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: g+ to vg
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