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My Flying Life: An Authentic Biography Prepared Under the Personal Supervision of and from the Diaries and Papers of the Late Sir Charles Kingford-Smith. With a Preface By Geoffrey Rawson.

Kingsford-Smith, Sir Charles 'and' Geoffrey Rawson

Published by David McKay Co., Philadelphia,, 1937
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Good clean copy with some fading to the spine. First American edition. Signed by Alfred M. Shibley, Jr. in 1937 with embossed foil plate for Sacramento California State University. "Smithy" as Charles Kingsford Smith was known in Australia was a pioneer in civil aviation and a fighter pilot in WWi with 4 kills to his credit. Flew from California to Australia via Hawaii and Suva in 84 hours during 1928. Knighted in 1932 for his exploits. Died in 1935 off Burma while attempting another record breaking flight. 284 pages with index, includes photos and maps. Bookseller Inventory # 8799

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Title: My Flying Life: An Authentic Biography ...

Publisher: David McKay Co., Philadelphia,

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First American Edition

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