Keith Lovegrove, Airline: Identity, Design and Culture, 2000, SC, Very Good

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Lovegrove, Keith. New York. teNeues Publishing Company. 2000.
English, US Edition, Very Good,SC, 4to, 9 ½” x 11,” 143 pp. 
ISBN: 3823854607

Stiff wraps featuring full-color photographs of an airline stewardess to front and airplane to back, white text to front and spine, white and red text to back, white text to black long gate flaps, full-color image of the sky at frontis, black-and-white image of a family at back. Mild edgewear, mild shelfwear to front and back, minor creasing to top right corner of front, minor bumping to tail of spine, minor pressure indentations to front and back, mild soiling throughout due to image color transfer, otherwise clean, tightly bound, and excellent. 143 pp. Replete with 251 illustrations including 160 full-color. Lovegrove explores the fashion, food, interior, and identity of airplane culture with fascinating text and delightful vintage photographs that allow readers to step back in time. From the inside flap: “Airline is the first book to celebrate the unique culture of air travel…The book charts the development of international air travel…both elegant and chic, kitsch and vulgar.”