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Squadron Shilling Arch Whitehouse

Squadron Shilling - Arch Whitehouse

Doubleday & Co., 1968, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. DJ faded at the spine, chipped at head, tail and corners and overall a little dull. Bruised at tail of spine. Top edges of text block dusty, foredges tanned. Text bright and tight.

Squadron Shilling recreates the unforgettable sights and sounds of World War I as a background for an exciting novel of aerial combat and espionage. Here is the noisy frenzy of street corner patriotism - the lonely boredom of the training camps, the eerie shadow of a zeppelin gliding over London to drop a deadly rain of bombs as sirens wail their helpless warning. Here, too, are the jaunty, daring young airmen bouncing down a runway in their Sopwith Camels to take off, scarves flapping behind them; the screams of a straining Rolls-Royce engine as a flaming Bristol fighter plunges earthward…

Size: 8vo Demy (22 x 14cm Approx.). 335 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.