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Used: Good/acceptable; 1980 hardcover with dust jacket. jacket is worn, torn and wrinkled. book is clean .130 pages with pictures. nameplate inside.
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Book Description Lansdowne Press. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2808705442
Book Description Lansdowne Press, Dee Why West NSW, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. a very good HB of 130 pages with a very good & protected DJ. For almost 50 years, the exact location of the 'Kookaburra' a tiny Westland Widgeon monoplane, remained a mystery. solving the mystery became a challenge to aviation enthusiast, Dick Smith. Yet even after its eventual discovery, in the treacherous Tanami Desert, the story of the 'Kookaburra' seems to end, as it begun, in tragedy. This book presents the first factual account of the plane and the short lives of the men who flew the plane- pioneers of Australia's aviation history. Seller Inventory # 006334
Book Description Lansdowne Books, Australia, 1980. Hard Cover. Condition: Good - Age Spots. Research by Dick Smith. Size: 8 1/4" x 11 1/4". Seller Inventory # 043413
Book Description Lansdowne Press, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Medium tanning to pages, some rubbing to edges of cover and jacket. Seller Inventory # 007591
Book Description Lansdowne Books, Sydney, Australia, 1980. Research by Dick Smith. 16 chapters. 4to. Aqua boards stamped in white on spine. 11 1/4" x 8 1/4'. 130 pages printed on slick paper. Many vintage photos. Clean. Tightly bound. Gift inscription on half-title page. Dust jacket has a neatly repaired tear. Fine/ Very good. Seller Inventory # 021107
Book Description Lansdowne, Australia, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. First Edition. 'The "Kookaburra", a tiny Westland Widgeon monoplane, was forced to land in the treacherous Tanami Desert of the Northern Territory, Australia. Pilot, Keith Anderson and mechanic Bob Hitchcock were attempting to rescue fellow airmen, who had been reported missing. Tragically, Anderson and Hitchcock perished from thirst, while the men for whom they were searching, were found alive.' UNCLIPPED. Small inscription on fep, light foxing on edges. Seller Inventory # 007521
Book Description Lansdowne, Sydney, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. No internal inscriptions except for greeting and signature of Dick Smith. No torn or missing pages. Light wear to extremities of dust wrapper. 130 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Aviation; Australia; Exploration. ISBN: 0701813571. ISBN/EAN: 9780701813574. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53975. Seller Inventory # 53975