Aces of the Air.

FRENCH, Joseph Lewis (editor).

Published by McLoughlin Bros. Inc. [1930], Springfield, MA, 1930
Hardcover
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Introduction by Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Small 4to. Red cloth with black lettering. 316pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Near fine. A tight, quite attractive first edition of this large volume in the young adult "Big Aviation Series," a broad survey featuring chapters on every conceivable facet of aviation likely to interest youngsters, such as Lieut. A. Soucek's "My Flight to 39,140 Feet," Lieut. H.B. Miller's "Parachutes!," T.J.C. Martyn's "Women Find Place Among the Fliers," Captain F.I. Eglin's "Life of a Flying Cadet" and Henry Ford's "Never Has Been Airplane Engine," among many others. Ownership signature on front flyleaf of then 10-year-old future educator and University of Dubuque president Walter F. Peterson (1920-2007). Bookseller Inventory # 41172

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Title: Aces of the Air.

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros. Inc. [1930], Springfield, MA

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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