CLAXTON, WILLIAM J.:
Title The Mastery of the Air.
Publisher London. Blackie and Son Ltd. n.d ca1942.
Seller ID 71751
Size 5.75 x 7.75 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at ends with small chips and tears. Slightly rubbed along edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpapers, dated 1943. Small marks to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 255pp. With b/w frontis, b/w photographs, illustrations and line drawings in text. Initially published in 1913, this was a new edition almost totally rewritten to incorporate knowledge gained during the early years of WWII, providing a good history of the development of both civil and military aviation. Dustwrapper shows two aeroplanes over mountains. Includes section on Air Defence.
Military Subjects::Airforce WILLIAM J.CLAXTON, Mastery, Air, 1942, new edition, early years, WWII, development, civil, military aviation, Air Defence, photographs Military Aviation dustwrapper