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I Flew a Camel.

KINNEY, Curtis with Dale M. Titler.

Published by (1972) Dorrance & Company,, Philadelphia:, 1972
Hardcover
From Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, U.S.A.)

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octavo, (x), 122pp. With drawings by Don Wootton. Illustrated with photographs. Kinney joined the RFC in 1917. He trained in Canada, Texas and England and in March of 1918 he was posted to 3 Squadron at the Front. He was wounded on 16 August 1918 while flying a Sopwith Camel and remained in the hospital until near the end of the war. The book contaons a roster on 3 Squadron, 1914-18. Inscribed and signed by Kinney on the front endpaper: "To - Sincerely yours, Curtis Kinney / Kenyon 1910 / MIT 1911 / Royal Air Force France 1918-1919 / Sopwith Camel pilot/ Mount Vernon, Ohio December 1975". Laid in is a 1 1/2 page autographed letter, signed by Kinney to the recipient of this book. The letter is on Kinney's embossed "World War 1 Overseas Flyers" stationery. He speaks of his health, wife and recent travels. A very fine copy. gray cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 24918

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Title: I Flew a Camel.

Publisher: (1972) Dorrance & Company,, Philadelphia:

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition..

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