The Flight of the Southern Cross.

Kingsford-Smith, C.E. and C.T.P. Ulm. With a forward by His Excellency, The Right Honorable Lord Stonehaven, P.C., G.C.M.G., D.S.O. Governor-General of Australia

Published by Robert M. McBride & Company, New York, 1929
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Title: The Flight of the Southern Cross.

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Original blue cloth with red lettering on front cover and spine.5 1/2 X 8 inches. 295 pages. Copy has 25 black and white photographs. Deckled edges. All photographs are intact. The contents of this copy are, plans and preparations, Oakland to Honolulu, Honolulu to Suva, Suva to Brisbane and lessons and conclusions." Kingsford-Smith (1897-1935) and Ulm (1898-1934), this is the account of their memorable first trans Pacific flight from the United States to Australia. Ironically, both Kingsford-Smith and Ulm disappeared during separate experimental flights several years after their Southern Cross flight. Light foxing on several pages. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017499

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