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The Proving Flight - David Beaty

Secker & Warburg and The Book Society, 1956, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a 1" closed tear to the foot of the upper panel. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.

From the cover: “The proving flight of “Emperor Able Dog” had made the world’s headlines long before the giant aircraft took off from London Airport. For here at last, its sponsors claimed, was the final answer to transatlantic air travel, a machine capable of operating non-stop from London to New York even against the strongest headwinds.
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 282

£6.50 (Now Sold)