Title Wings of Speed. With an introduction by the Marquess of Londonderry.
Publisher Hutchinson. 1934 1st edition.
Seller ID 71697
Size 5.25 x 8.25 inches. In purple cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With vignette of aeroplane to front. In very good condition apart from faded binding. Spine faded. Boards part faded. Author’s presentation inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 288pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams. The book has the author’s presentation inscription to the Duchess of Bedford ‘a valiant champion of the air’. The author covers the development of civil aviation, the RAF, the future and Air-Mail.
AVIATION Sir HARRY BRITTAIN, Wings of Speed, introduction, Marquess, Londonderry, presentation inscription, Duchess, Bedford, development, civil aviation, RAF, future, Air-Mail, Transport photographs Aviation Military first edition signed