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The Art of Flying (SIGNED - ASSOCIATION COPY)



Author:

MACMILLAN, CAPTAIN NORMAN

Title:

The Art of Flying (SIGNED - ASSOCIATION COPY)

Subtitle:

Foreword by Air Vice-Marshall Sir Sefton Brancker

Publisher:

Duckworth 1929

Description:

Dated, signed & inscribed by the author in 1931 to Victor Doree, a fellow pioneer WW1 Royal Air Corps pilot, who in 1932 bought Jean Batten her 'Gipsy Moth' aeroplane. We purchased this copy from the library of Ian Mackersey, Batten's biographer´┐Ż a wonderful lineage for the book to have taken and a piece of aviation history. ASSOCIATION COPY. Scarce in d/w. Small octavo, light blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering to front board & spine, 175pp, illus, VG (slight rubbing to spine extrems & board corners, light tanning to eps & page edges, 1cm tear with loss to lower corner half-title page,) in d/w, VG- (top 3cm portion of spine missing, bruising & nicks to lower spine extrem, creasing & nicks to rear upper edge & front lower edge, 1cm untidy tear to rear lower edge & to upper front/flap fold, some soiling)

Keywords:

Captain Norman Macmillan Air Vice-Marshall Sir Sefton Brancker Victor Doree signed Association Copy aviation history aircraft flying pilot

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