London: Hurst & Blackett, 1940. First U.K. Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 Inches. 182 Pages with 4 Pgs ads. Very Good / Good. Item #112
VERY SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET! Jacket illustration by Edward Hynes. Book also features endpapers designed by Hynes as well as dozens of Hynes illustrations. WWII interest. From the collection of WWII Bomber Pilot Derek Mason. Mason, a pilot in WWII, was a commercial pilot and United Nations employee after the war. His signed bookplate is pasted the inside front board of this book. The original UK First Edition, First Printing. Original price intact on front flap. Book has a slight lean and a bit of foxing to gutters. Dust jacket is worn at corners and folds with minor tape repair to the the folds on the inside.